Sweitzer, M. D. & Gunda, T. (2023). Spatiotemporal analyses of news media coverage on "nuclear waste": A natural language processing approach. Nuclear Technology. doi:10.1080/00295450.2023.2229566


Sweitzer, M. D., Gunda, T., & Gilligan, J. M. (2023). Water narratives in local newspapers within the United States. Frontiers in Environmental Science - Water and Wastewater Management, 11. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2023.1038904

Note: this was published in a special issue entitled "Analysis and Modeling of Coupled Human-Nature Processes in Water Resource Systems"

Coronel, J. C., Ott, J., Hubner, A., Sweitzer, M. D., & Lerner, S. (2023). How are competitive framing environments transformed by person-to-person communication? An integrated social transmission, content analysis, and eye movement monitoring approach. Communication Research, 50(1), 3-29. doi:10.1177/0093650220903596


Bayer, J. B., Sweitzer, M. D., Xiang, H., Mohan, S., & Meyers, E. (2022). Reimagining the personal network: The case of Path. Social Media & Society, 8(3), 1-17. doi:10.1177/20563051221119475

Bond, R. M., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2022). Political homophily in a large-scale online communication network. Communication Research, 49(1), 93-115. doi:10.1177/0093650218813655

Shulman, H. C., Sweitzer, M. D., Bullock, O. M., Coronel, J. C., Bond, R. M., & Poulsen, S. (2022). Predicting vote choice and election outcomes from ballot wording: The role of processing fluency in low information direct democracy elections. Political Communication, 39(5), 652-673. doi:10.1080/10584609.2022.2092920


Coronel, J. C., Bullock, O. M., Shulman, H. C., Sweitzer, M. D., Bond, R. M., & Poulsen, S. (2021). Eye movements predict large-scale voting decisions. Psychological Science, 32(6), 836-848. doi:10.1177/0956797621991142

Hubner, A., McKnight, J., Sweitzer, M. D., & Bond, R. M. (2021). Down to a r/science: Integrating computational approaches to the study of credibility on Reddit. Computational Communication Research, 3(1), 91-115. doi:10.5117/CCR2021.1.004.HUBN


Coronel, J. C., Poulsen, S., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2020). Investigating the generation and spread of numerical misinformation: A combined eye movement monitoring and social transmission approach. Human Communication Research, 46(1), 25-54. doi:10.1093/hcr/hqz012

Doyle, C., Naugle, A., Bernard, M., Lakkaraju, K., Kittinger, R., Sweitzer, M. D., & Rothganger, F. (2020). Group formation theory at multiple scales. In R. Thomson, H. Bisgin, C. Dancy, A. Hyder, & M. Hussain (Eds.), Social, Cultural, and Behavioral Modeling, SBP-BRiMS 2020 (pp. 171-181). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-61255-9_17

Holt, L. F., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2020). More than a black and white issue: Ethnic identity, social dominance orientation, and support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Self and Identity, 19(1), 16-31. doi:10.1080/15298868.2018.1524788

Melamed, D., Simpson, B., Harrell, A., Munn, C., Abernathy, J., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2020). Homophily and segregation in cooperative networks. American Journal of Sociology, 125(4), 1084-1127. doi:10.1086/708142


Berkemer, S. J., Cheong, S. L., Edgerton, J., Kogan, M., Laisshram, R., Pacheco, A. R., Shannon, A., Sweitzer, M. D., & Wang, X. (2019). A study on public transport mobility flows in Singapore. In 2018 Complex Systems Summer School Proceedings, (pp. 22). Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Institute. Retrieved from

Gunda, T., Sweitzer, M. D., Comer, K. T., Finn, C., Murillo-Sandoval, S., & Huff, J. (2019). Evolution of water narratives in local U.S. newspapers: A case study of Utah and Georgia. In 2018 Complex Systems Summer School Proceedings, (pp. 9). Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Institute. Retrieved from


Coronel, J. C., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2018). Remembering political messages in dynamic information environments: Insights from eye movements. Human Communication Research, 44(4), 374-398. doi:10.1093/hcr/hqy006

Shulman, H. C., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2018a). Advancing framing theory: Designing an equivalency frame to improve political information processing. Human Communication Research, 44(2), 155-175. doi:10.1093/hcr/hqx006

Shulman, H. C., & Sweitzer, M. D. (2018b). Varying metacognition through public opinion questions: How language can affect political engagement. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 37(2), 224-237. doi:10.1177/0261927X17707557

Sweitzer, M. D., & Shulman, H. C. (2018). The effects of metacognition in survey research: Experimental, cross-sectional, and content-analytic evidence. Public Opinion Quarterly, 82(4), 745-768. doi:10.1093/poq/nfy034