Chei J. Billedo, MSc

PhD candidate

ACSM-VU

Informatie in het Nederlands

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Presence

Monday to Friday

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About

Cherrie Joy F. Billedo is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Communication Science at VU University Amsterdam. Her dissertation project is about the impact of social network sites on relationship maintenance, adjustment and wellbeing of international students. She is affiliated with the Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP Diliman) as a faculty member. She earned her Masters Degree in Social Psychology from UP Diliman. Her current research is focused on the influence of social media on sojourners’ wellbeing, adjustment and close relationships. Other research interests are in the areas of gender and sexuality, identity and culture.

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Specialization

  • Social psychology
  • Social media
  • Romantic relationships
  • Migration and sojourn
  • Identity and culture
  • Gender and sexuality

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Current research

  • Longitudinal study on the impact of social network sites on international students’ relationship maintenance, adjustment and wellbeing
  • Compulsive Facebook use among international students and impact on their wellbeing
  • Social network sites and long-distance romantic relationship maintenance

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Current teaching

  • Supervision BA theses
  • Supervision PM theses
  • Supervision MA theses

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Representative publications

  • Billedo, C.J., Kerkhof, P., & Finkenauer, C. (in press). The use of social network sites for relationship maintenance in long-distance and geographically close romantic relationships. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
  • Muusses, L.D., Finkenauer, C., Kerkhof, P., & Billedo, C.J. (2014). A longitudinal study of the association between Compulsive Internet use and wellbeing. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 21-28. [Link to article]
  • Clemente, J.A., Billedo, C.J., & David, C.C. (2013). The role of broadcast media in attitude change: A pilot study on a campus-based radio program and its LGBT advocacy. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 46(2), 165-179.
  • Billedo, C. (2009). The formation of social relationships on IRC. Philippine Social Science
    Review
    , 60(1), 1-32.

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