Riva Tukachinsky

About Riva Tukachinsky

Assistant Professor at Chapman University

Dr. Riva Tukachinsky (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Chapman University in Orange, CA. Her research interests include cognitive and emotional processes underlying media effects. Specifically, she is interested in involvement with characters and information processing in the context of media effects on social stereotypes, psychological well being and health.




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Riva Tukachinsky
Telephone: 714-516-4685

Dissertation Title

Processing mode and actor-character congruency as moderators of narratives’ effects on viewers’ attitudes
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences