Sexuality Research and Social Policy

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 67–72 | Cite as

New Media and Research: Considering Next Steps

  • Melissa GilliamEmail author
  • Susannah Allison
  • Robin Boyar
  • Sheana Bull
  • Kylene Guse
  • John Santelli


This is an edited transcript of a roundtable discussion that was held on January 3, 2011. Six experts in the fields of new media and sexuality education discussed the most recent developments in the field, the opportunities presented by new technologies, measurement and evaluation strategies, and the theories that can be used to shape research in the field.


Sex education Technology Digital media Adolescent Evaluation and measurement Behavior change theory 

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© Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Melissa Gilliam
    • 1
    Email author
  • Susannah Allison
    • 2
  • Robin Boyar
    • 3
  • Sheana Bull
    • 4
  • Kylene Guse
    • 5
  • John Santelli
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Infant, Child & Adolescent Research Programs, Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS, Division of AIDS & Health Behavior Research, NIMHNIHBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Thinktank research and strategyBerkeleyUSA
  4. 4.Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public HealthUniversity of Colorado at DenverAuroraUSA
  5. 5.Section of Family Planning & Contraceptive Research, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  6. 6.Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public HealthColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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