Office: University of Washington, Department of Communication,
Box 353740, Seattle WA 98195
2019-present Ph.D., Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
2018 Master of Mass Communication, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2012 B.Sc. (Honors) Chemistry, University of Delhi, India
Refereed Journal Articles
Malhotra, P. & Pearce, K.E. (2022). Facing Falsehoods: Strategies for Polite Misinformation Correction. International Journal for Communication, 16, 22.
Pearce, K. E., & Malhotra, P. (2022). Inaccuracies and Izzat: Channel Affordances for the Consideration of Face in Misinformation Correction. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 27(2), zmac004.
Malhotra, P., Scharp, K., & Thomas, L. (2021). The meaning of misinformation and those who correct it: An extension of relational dialectics theory. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. https://doi.org/10.1177/02654075211050429
Malhotra, P., & Ling, R. (2020). Agency Within Contextual Constraints: Mobile Phone Use Among Female Live-Out Domestic Workers in Delhi. Information Technologies & International Development, 16, 15.
Malhotra, P. (2020). A Relationship-Centered and Culturally Informed Approach to Studying Misinformation on COVID-19. Social Media+ Society, 6(3), 2K: COVID-19 and the Media Issue.
Manuscripts in Preparation/Under Review
Malhotra, P. (2021). Misinformation on WhatsApp: Generational Perceptions and Correction Considerations Among Young Indians. Manuscript under review.
Malhotra, P. (2020, Sept. 18). The Social Dilemma Fails to Tackle the Real Issues in Tech. Slate. https://slate.com/technology/2020/09/social-dilemma-netflix-technology.html
AWARDS AND HONORS
2018 Pearson Education Gold Medal, Nanyang Technological University
GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2020 Peter Clarke and Susan Evans Graduate Research Fund, University of Washington
2019 University of Washington Top Scholar Fellowship
2017 Master of Mass Communication Scholarship, Nanyang Technological University
Malhotra, P., Scharp, K., & Thomas, L. (2021). The meaning of misinformation and those who correct it: An extension of relational dialectics theory. Paper presented at the 107th Annual National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, Washington, United States of America.
Malhotra, P. (2020, November). Agency Within Contextual Constraints: Mobile Phone Use Among Female Live-Out Domestic Workers in Delhi. Virtual presentation at Mobile Studies Congress, University of Nottingham Ningbo China.
Malhotra, P. (2019, May). Multi-sided interaction on mobile messaging applications: Unexplored themes and methodological concerns. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Washington, D.C., United States of America.
Jailanee, F., Malhotra, P., & Ling, R. (2019, May). R(e)-veiling the hijab: Social media, Islamic fashion, and religious identity in Singapore. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Washington, D.C., United States of America.
Malhotra, P., Jailanee, F., & Kheng, R. (2018, May). Smartphones and social dining. Paper presented at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Prague, Czech Republic.
2019 Mobile Communication Under the Radar: Assessing the Impact of Mobile Phone Use Among Women from Developing Nations. Panel Organized for 16th Annual International Communication Association Mobile Pre-Conference.
Nanyang Technological University
Mobile Communication and Society (Teaching Assistant; 2018 Winter Semester)
Communication, Technology, and Society (Teaching Assistant; 2017 Fall Semester)
University of Washington
Social Effects of Technology and Social Media (Instructor of Record; 2020 & 2021 Summer Quarter, 2022 Winter Quarter)
Cultural Impact of Information Technology (Teaching Assistant; 2021 Winter & Fall Quarter)
Introduction to Communication (Teaching Assistant; 2019 Fall Quarter, 2020 Fall Quarter)
2017-2018 Research Assistant on a content analysis study for Dr. Augustine Pang
SERVICE TO PROFESSION
Journal manuscript reviewer, Gender, Technology and Development (2020)
Journal manuscript reviewer, New Media and Society (2019)
Conference manuscript reviewer, International Communication Association (2020)
Conference manuscript reviewer, Broadcasting Education Association (2020)
Journal manuscript reviewer, Mobile Media & Communication (2021)
Journal manuscript reviewer, International Journal of Communication (2022)
International Student Representative, Communication Graduate Student Association, University of Washington
Graduate Research Fellow, Center for Journalism, Media and Democracy, University of Washington
2015-2016 Researcher and Social Media Associate, Big Synergy Media Limited, India
2013-2015 Sub-Editor, NDTV Convergence, India
2012 Researcher, Big Synergy Media Limited, India
Graduate Student Affiliate, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, UNC Chapel Hill
International Communication Association
Broadcasting Education Association