Publications

Books:

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles:

  • Trevisan, F. (in print, 2017) “Crowd-Sourced Advocacy: Promoting Disability Rights through Online Storytelling.” Article accepted for Public Relations Inquiry.

Book Chapters:

  • Trevisan, F. (forthcoming) “Needs Must: Digital Innovations in Disability Rights Advocacy,” in Goggin, G., Ellis, K., and Haller, B. (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Disability and the Media, New York: Routledge.
  • Trevisan, F., Hoskins, A., Oates, S., and Mahlouly, D. (forthcoming) “Mapping the ‘Search Agenda’: A Citizen-Centric Approach to Information Flows in Elections.“ In J. Wimmer, C. Wallner, R. Winter, and K. Oelsner (Eds.), (Mis-)Understanding Political Participation: Digital Practices, New Forms of Participation, and the Renewal of Democracy, London: Routledge.
  • Trevisan, F. (2013) “Disabled People, Digital Campaigns, and Contentious Politics: Upload Successful or Connection Failed?,” in Scullion, R., Lilleker, D., Jackson, D., and Gerodimos, R., (Eds.), The Media, Political Participation, and Empowerment, London: Routledge, pp. 175-191.

Briefing Papers and Reports:

  • Trevisan, F. and Reilly, P. (2015) “UKIP: The Web’s Darling?” in Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (Eds.) UK Election Analysis 2015: Media Voters and the Campaign. Political Studies Association and the Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community at Bournemouth University.

Book Reviews:

  • Trevisan, F., review of Ellis, K. and Kent, M. (2011) Disability and New Media, London: Routledge, published in Information, Communication, and Society, 16(10): 1697-99.
  • Trevisan, F., review of Baym, N. (2010) Personal Connections in the Digital Age, Cambridge: Polity, Urban Studies, Sept. 2012, 49(12).

Conference Papers:

  • Cogburn, D.L., Trevisan, F., Spaniol, E., and Aguilar, M. (2017) “ICTs to Support Persons with Disabilities in Global Policy Development.” Paper prepared for the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference, San Diego, CA, 27 February – 4 March.
  • Trevisan, F., Reilly, P., and Leyton-Escobar, M. (2017) “Telling it like it is: A Comparative Study on the Use of Personal Stories in Online Grassroots Advocacy.” Paper prepared for the International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (International Communication Section), Baltimore, MD, 22-25 February.

*Nominated for Best Paper Award in the Communication Systems and Technologies Track

  • Trevisan, F. (2017) “Technology, Voice, and the Problem of ‘Being Heard’.” Paper presented at the “Social Movements and IT Symposium”  of the 50th Hawai’i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Waikoloa, Hawai’i, 3-7 January.
  • Trevisan, F. (2016) “The Personal Is Political: Online Disability Advocacy, Personal Stories and the News Media.” Paper presented at the American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 1-4 September.
  • Reilly, P. and Trevisan, F. (2015) “Online Research Ethics in High-Risk Places: Facebook and the Flags Protests in Northern Ireland.” Paper presented at the Information, Communication & Society conference on “Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies,” Alghero, Italy, 24-26 June.
  • Trevisan, F. and Reilly, P. (2015) “Populist and Popular? Tracking Citizen Interest in Anti-Establishment Parties with Google Trends.” Paper presented at the 2015 International Studies Association’s Annual Convention (International Communication Section), New Orleans, LA, 18-21 February.
  • Trevisan, F., Hoskins, A., and Mahlouly, D. (2014) “Googling for Votes: Using Publicly Accessible Search Engine Data to Capture Information Flows in Elections,” paper presented the 2014 Political Communication Pre-Conference of the American Political Science Association, Washington DC, 30 August.
  • Trevisan, F., Curl, A., Kearns, A., and Ellaway, A. (2014) “Financial Difficulties, Health and Wellbeing at a Time of Economic Recovery: Living with the Legacies of Austerity Britain,” paper presented at the European Public Health Conference, Glasgow, 20-22 November, .
  • Mahlouly, D., and Trevisan, F. (2014) “Googling for Heroes: Using Search Engine Accessory Tools to Study Political Turmoil in Egypt,” paper presented at the “Citizen Media” interdisciplinary workshop, University of Manchester, 27-28 Jan.
  • Trevisan, F., Hoskins, A., Oates, S., and Mahlouly, D. (2014) “The New Voter Ecology: Search Engines and Comparative Electoral Information Flows,” paper presented at the Media, Communication, and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) annual conference, Bournemouth University, 8-10 Jan.
  • Trevisan, F. (2013) “Mapping the Search Agenda: A Citizen-Centric Approach to Information Flows in Elections,” paper prepared for the ECREA Communication and Democracy Section Annual Symposium, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, 11-12 Oct.

*APSA Annual Meeting Young Scholar Travel Award (meeting cancelled due to hurricane Isaac – virtual presentation)

  • Trevisan, F. (2010) “Disabled people’s online “voices”? A case study of Scottish disability organisations and Web 2.0 democratic potential,” Paper presented at the annual Information, Communication, and Society Academic Symposium “Networking Democracy? New Media Innovations in Participatory Politics,” Babes-Bloyai University, Cluj, Romania, 25-27 June.

Invited Talks:

  • “No Laughing Matter: Political Gaffes and Online Information Search in Election Campaigns,” invited seminar at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, 20 Nov. 2013.
  • “Keep Calm and Tweet On: Digital Renewal in the British Disability Movement,” invited presentation at the Mediating Disability in Broken Britain event, ESRC Festival of Social Science 2012, University of Leicester, 9 Nov. 2012.
  • “Disabled Dissent Goes Online: The Case of Opposition Groups to Disability Welfare Cuts in the UK 2010-11,” Urban Studies Workshop Series, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, 5 Dec. 2011.
  • “Mobile Internet and the English Riots of Summer 2011: Are Social Media to Blame?,” Neighbourhoods and Wellbeing Research Cluster, Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, 31 Oct. 2011.
  • “Disabled People, the Internet, and Political Participation: Spaces for the Empowerment of Marginal Citizens, or Digital Island for Political Outcasts?,” Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester, 16 March 2011.