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Andrea L. Guzman Northern Illinois University

Andrea L. Guzman is an associate professor of communication at Northern Illinois University and co-director of The Human-Machine Communication Lab at NIU. Her research focuses on HMC theory and people’s perceptions of artificial intelligence, including voice-based assistants and automated news-writing programs. Guzman is editor of Human-Machine Communication: Rethinking Communication, Technology, and Ourselves, and her award-winning research has been published in top journals, including New Media & Society, Computers in Human Behavior, Digital Journalism, and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and has been presented at leading interdisciplinary and disciplinary conferences. Guzman served as the inaugural chair of the Human-Machine Communication Interest Group of the International Communication Association.