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Dr. Bradley Okdie

Dr. Bradley Okdie

Dr. Bradley Okdie

Professor, Newark Campus


1179 University Dr
Newark, OH

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Bradley Okdie is an Professor at the Newark campus of The Ohio State University. He previously earned a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Toledo, a masters degree in social psychology from The University of Northern Iowa, and a doctorate in social psychology from The University of Alabama.

Dr. Okdie conducts research on media and social influence. Specifically, he studies how the use of new technologies change the way individuals interact and how–through the use of new technologies–we might further understand the classic and emergent psychological phenomena.

Recent Publications

Okdie, B. M., Ewoldsen, D. R., Muscanell, N. L., Guadagno, R. E., Eno, C. A., *Velez, J., Dunn, R. A., O’Mally, J., & Smith, R. L. (2014). Missed programs (There is no TiVo for this one): Why psychologists should study the media. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 180-195.

Guadagno, R. E., Okdie, B. M. & Muscanell, N. L. (2013). Have we all Just Become 'Robo-Sapiens'? Reflections on Social Influence Processes in the Internet Age. Psychological Inquiry, 24, 1-9.

Ewoldsen, D. R., Eno, C. A., Okdie, B. M., *Velez, J. A., Guadagno, R. E., & DeCoster, J. (2012). Effect of Playing Violent Video Games Cooperatively or Competitively on Subsequent Cooperative Behavior. CyberPsychology, Behavior, & Social Networking, 15, 1-4.

Guadagno, R. E., Muscanell, N. L., Okdie, B. M., Burk, N. M., & Ward, T. B. (2011). Even in virtual environments women shop and men build: A social role perspective on Second Life. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 304-308.

Okdie, B. M., Guadagno, R. E., Berneiri, F. J., Geers, A. L., & McLarney-Vesotski, A. R. (2011). Getting to know you: Face-to-face versus online interactions. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 153-159.

Guadagno, R. E., Okdie, B. M., & Eno, C. (2008). Why do people blog? Personality predictors of blogging. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1993-2004.

*Vogel, E. A., Rose, J. P., Okdie, B. M., *Eckles, K., & *Franz, B. (2015). Who compares and despairs? The effects of social comparison orientation on social media use and its outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 249-256.