Young Anna Argyris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media & Information within the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research focuses on the design, development, and use of Information Technology for aiding users’ health decision making.

Dr. Argyris received her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining MSU, she was a consumer researcher at Cheil Communications (Samsung’s marketing agency) and a visiting scholar at Carroll School of Management, Boston College, MA.


Dr. Argyris is currently investigating anti-vaccine social media messaging phenomena. Her research looks at the influence of social media messaging on mothers deciding whether to vaccinate their children for human papillomavirus (HPV) – a virus that causes most cervical, anal, and vaginal cancers. Dr. Argyris has found that health misinformation has a significant impact on decision making, and her goal is to improve HPV vaccination rates among marginalized women.

Young Anna Argyris

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