Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals- Media Communications

The list below gives the references of articles authored or co-authored by Webster Vienna Private University professors and published in peer-reviewed journals. Our faculty names are in bold.


Wiggins, B.E. (2017). Navigating an immersive narratology: Fake news and the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign. International Journal of E-Politics 8(3), 16-33. DOI: 10.4018/IJEP.2017070101

Wiggins, B.E. (2017). Digital dispatches from the 2016 US election: Popular culture, intertextuality and media power. International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, 13(1-2), 197-205.



Wiggins, B.E. (2016). Crimea River: Directionality in memes from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. International Journal of Communication, 10(2016), 451-495.

Wiggins, B.E. (2016). An overview and study on the use of games, simulations, and gamification in higher education. International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 6(1), 18-29. doi: 10.4018/IJGBL.2016010102



Wiggins, B. E., & Bowers, G. B. (2015). Memes as genre: A structurational analysis of the memescape. New Media & Society, 17, 1886-1906. doi:10.1177/1461444814535194



Wiggins, B.E., & Simkowski, S. (2014). Convergence and divergence: Accommodating online cross-cultural communication styles. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, 11(12), 51-60.

Wiggins, B.E. (2014, Sept. 22). How the Russia-Ukraine crisis became a magnet for memes. The Conversation.



Wiggins, B.E. (2013). Flexible coherence: Re-thinking e-learning design principles for linguistically and culturally diverse students. Contemporary Educational Technology, 4(1)¸30-49.



Wiggins, B.E. (2012). Toward a model of intercultural communication for simulations. Simulation & Gaming, 43(4), 550-572.  



Wiggins, B.E. (2010). Logograms on the rise: Ubiquitous computer-mediated communication. Ubiquitous Computing and Communication Journal, 5(3), 1-4.

Wiggins, B.E. (2010). An exploratory study of virtual collaboration using Facebook. Journal of Communications Media Studies, 2(1), 122-135.

Leidman, M.B., & Wiggins, B.E. (2010). Developing a paradigm for describing diversity and multiculturalism in modern America. Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (1), 55-59.