J. Michael Mangus

Post Doctoral Researcher

Office Location

SSMS 4423


B.S., University of Pittsburgh

M.A., University of California Santa Barbara

Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara


Michael Mangus is a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Media Neuroscience Lab at UCSB. His scholarly interests include group coordination, power structures, and collective action in mediated contexts; evolutionary and materialist approaches to communication theory; and the philosophy of social science. Michael holds a BS, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh's School of Information Science and an MA/PhD from UCSB. In addition to conducting research, he oversees and maintains the Lab's information infrastructure.