Annalise Baines

Annalise Baines
  • Ph.D. Student

Contact Info


Annalise Baines is a doctoral candidate, graduate research assistant for the Center for Digital Inclusion (CDI), and former graduate teaching assistant in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Originally from Windisch, Switzerland, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and earned her master's degree at the University of Kansas in journalism. As a graduate research assistant, she develops educational content on digital technologies and digital storytelling for the CDI, teaches computer courses in one-on-one settings with participants, and assists professors and graduate students in ongoing research projects. Annalise received several awards for academic excellence including the Carolyn Stroman Award from AEJMC's MAC division which is presented to first time researchers in the division and the Calder Pickett Award for outstanding graduate student from the University of Kansas. In her free time, she enjoys biking and playing tennis.

Selected Publications

Baines, A., Seo, H., Ittefaq, M., Shayesteh, F., Kamanga, U., & Liu, Y. (2022). Study of minority immigrants’ internet use for COVID-related information. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 1-20.

Seo, H., Liu, Y., Ittefaq, M., Shayesteh, F., Kamanga, U. & Baines, A. (accepted for publication). International migrants and COVID-19 vaccinations: Social media, motivated information management & vaccination willingness. Digital Health.

Ittefaq, M., Seo, H., Abwao, M., & Baines, A. (2022). Social media use for health, cultural characteristics, and demographics: A survey of Pakistani millennials. Digital Health, 8, 1-12.

Baines, A., Ittefaq, M., & Abwao, M. (2022). Social media for social support: A study of international graduate students in the U.S. Journal of International Students.

Ittefaq, M., Abwao, M., Baines, A., & Belmas, G., Kamboh, S.A., & Figueroa, E. (2022). A pandemic of hate: Social representations of COVID-19 in the media. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 22(1), 225-252.

Baines, A., Ittefaq, M., & Abwao, M. (2021) #Scamdemic, #Plandemic, or #Scaredemic: What Parler Social Media Platform Tells Us about COVID-19 Vaccine. Vaccines (9), 421.

Reinardy, S., Zion, L., & Baines, A. (2021). “It’s like dying but not being dead” US newspaper journalists cope with emotional and physical toll of job losses. Newspaper Research Journal, 42(3), 364-378.

Abwao, M., Ittefaq, M., Baines, A., & Liu, P. (2021). “The disabled community is still waiting for equality”: What do users have to say about sexual reproductive health of persons with disabilities in online news comments. Frontiers in Communication, 6, 94.

Ittefaq, M., Baines, A., Abwao, M., Shah, S. F. A., & Ramzan, T. (2021). “Does Pakistan still have polio cases?”: Exploring discussions on polio and polio vaccine in online news comments in Pakistan. Vaccine, 39(3), 480-486.

Baines, A. (2018) Ess- und Trinkkulturen. Kontinuitäten und Differenzen in studentischen Arbeiten (1970er bis 1990er Jahre). In M. Fehlmann & M. Gallati (Eds.), Institiutionsgeschichte im Erdgeschoss (10th ed., pp. 133-157) Zürich: Universität Zürich, Institut für Sozialanthropologie und Empirische Kulturwissenschaft - Populäre Kulturen.