Linda Charmaraman

Linda Charmaraman

Senior Research Scientist
Director, Youth, Media & Wellbeing Research Lab

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • lcharmar@wellesley[dot]edu
  • CV

Research interests include adolescent social media use and wellbeing, risky and resilient digital media behaviors within vulnerable peer and family contexts, digital citizenship and how to engage youth in (re)defining and self-monitoring healthy social technology use

Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., is a senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women and founder and director of the Youth, Media & Wellbeing Research Lab. Her research and action interests include social technology and adolescent health, digital citizenship, innovative research methods to include overlooked and hidden populations, and how social identities (e.g., gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, political affiliation) affect wellbeing. She is also a consulting expert at The Jed Foundation, a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide in teens and young adults.

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