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Cassandra Alexopoulos

Title: Associate Professor


Department: Communication


PhD (Communication), University of California Davis, 2017
MA (Professional Communication), Royal Roads University, 2013
BA (Professional Writing, Institutional Communication) and Advanced French Proficiency Certificate, York University, 2010

Additional Information

Cassandra Alexopoulos is an associate professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research examines cognition related to relationships, and how media can activate or cultivate those cognitions. She uses a variety of methods to understand how media may influence viewers' romantic and sexual behaviors, including lab experiments, surveys, and content analyses. Her current line of research looks more specifically at depictions of infidelity in entertainment media.