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Professor Metzger received her Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in 1997. After serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, Dr. Metzger joined the faculty at UCSB in 2000.
Her interests lie at the intersection of media, information technology, and trust, centering on how information technology alters our understandings of credibility, privacy, and the processes of media effects.
Research Areas:Social uses and impacts of information technology; issues of credibility and privacy in online media.