Grad Students

Alina Arseniev-Koehler



Contact Information

Email    arsena@g.ucla.edu
Office  Haines 108

Fields of Study

Computational sociology; Sociology of health and illness; Quantitative methods

Publications

Moreno, Megan, Arseniev-Koehler A, Selkie E. 2016 “Development and testing of a 3-item screening tool for Problematic Internet Use.” Journal of Pediatrics. 176: 167-172.

Arseniev-Koehler, Alina, Lee H, McCormick T, Moreno M. 2016. “#Pro-Ana: Pro-Eating Disorder Socialization on Twitter.” Journal of Adolescent Health. 58(6):659-664.

Moreno, Megan, Arseniev-Koehler A, Litt D, Christakis D. 2016. “Evaluating college students' displayed alcohol references on Facebook and Twitter.” Journal of Adolescent Health.58(5): 527:532.

Pumper MA, Mendoza JA, Arseniev-Koehler A, Holm M, Waite A, Moreno MA. 2015. “Using a Facebook Group as an Adjunct to a Pilot mHealth Physical Activity Intervention: A Mixed Methods Approach.” Studies of Health Technology Informatics. 219:97-101.

Arseniev-Koehler, Alina, Hooper L, Lee H. 2014. “Online Pro-Eating Disorder (Pro-ED) Activity.” Pp 553-563 in AM:STARs: Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews. Vol 25, Social Networking and New Technologies, edited by V. Strasberger and M. Moreno. American Academy of Pediatrics

Grants and Awards

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2017-2020

Graduate Research Mentorship Year-Long Award, 2017-2017

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award, 2016

Howard B. Woolston Award for Academic Excellence, 2014

Mary Gates Research Scholar, 2014

Conference Presentations

“Quantifying Social Biases in Obesity Discourse 1980-2016” American Sociological Association, 2017, Montreal, Canada. 

“Pro-Eating Disorder (pro-ED) Social Interaction on Twitter.” Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Meeting, 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

“Pro-Eating Disorder (pro-ED) Social Interaction on Twitter” Social Media and Adolescent Health Conference -2014, 2014, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Seattle, WA. 

“Peer Influence though various Communication Formats on Intoxication Intention.” Pediatric Academic Societies, 2014, Vancouver, BC.

Degrees

B.A. with Honors in Sociology, University of Washington, 2014

M.A. in Sociology, University of California-Los Angeles, 2017