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Dholakia, R. R., Mundorf, N., & Dholakia, N. (1996). New Infotainment Technologies in the Home: Demand-side Perspectives. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
Dholakia, N., Fritz, W., Dholakia, R.,R., and Mundorf, N. (2002). Global E-commerce and Online Marketing: Watching the Evolution. Westport, CT: Quorum.Other Selected Publications
Mundorf, N., Dholakia, N., Dholakia, R. R., & Xiao, J.J. (2009). Automobile traffic impact of distance learning. In P.L. Rogers, C., G.A. Berg, J.V. Boettcher, L. Justice, and K. Schenk. Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, (pp. 132-137). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
Mundorf, N. (2007). Virtual, self-directed learning: An international perspective. In H. Neuendorff, H. Oberquelle, B. Ott, and C.M. Schlick. [Work Design in the Network Economy] (pp.41-64). Hohengehren (Germany): Schneider.
Mundorf, N. (2007). Change Strategies to Promote Safe Transportation Behaviors. Final Report to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, Division of Highway Safety.
Mundorf, N. (2007). Improving Safe Transportation and Alcohol Awareness Messages. Final Report URI Transportation Center.
Mundorf, N., Mundorf, J., & Brownell, W. (2006). Communication technologies and older adults. In R. Schulz, L. Noelker, R. L. Sprott, and K. Rockwood, Encyclopedia of Aging.(Vol. 1 pp. 242-247) New York: Springer.
Mundorf, N., Allen M., D'Alessio, D.,& Emmers-Sommers, T. (2006). Effects of sexually explicit media. In R. W. Preiss, B. M. Gayle, N. Burrell, M., Allen, & J. Bryant, Mass Media Effects Research: Advances through Meta-Analysis (pp. 181-198), Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Mundorf, N. & Bryant, J. (2002). Realizing the social and commercial potential of interactive technologies. Journal of Business Research, 665-670.
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Dr. Mundorf's research interests include media effects, digital communication, electronic commerce, global communication, as well as transportation, sustainability and behavior change. He has worked with the URI Transportation Center and Fraunhofer ISI (Karlsruhe, Germany) on issues related to Virtual Mobility, in particular Distance Learning and Transportation. He is co-editor of New Infotainment Technologies in the Home: Demand-Side Perspectives (Erlbaum, 1996) and Global E-commerce and Online Marketing (Quorum Books, 2002) and has published extensively in domestic and international journals. Dr. Mundorf has been the P.I. or Co-P.I. in funded projects exceeding $1.4 million, related to health promotion (smoking, alcohol, DUI), sustainability and behavior, information technology, teaching innovation, and sea-level rise preparedness.
Dr. Mundorf joined URI in 1987. His teaching interests include sustainability and communication, electronic media programming and effects, global communication, electronic commerce, and experimental research methods. He currently teaches a Grand Challenges course, Sustainability and Behavior Change. He is Graduate Director and Chair of the Curricular Affairs Committee.
Harrington School of Communication and Media Lecturer, Dr. Samara Anarbaeva, presents her paper exploring the construction of Second Life avatar's identity in terms of race, gender, and fashion.
Dr. McClure received the 2010 NCA Outstanding Article Award for "Kenneth Burke's Dramatic Form Criticism," coauthored with F. D. Anderson and A. King, in Rhetorical Criticism, edited by J. A. Kuypers.