Carmen Chan – Lab Manager

Carmen Chan


Education: B.S. with Distinction in Research, Communication, Cornell University (2019)

Role: She supports research tasks at SONIC and serves as the project manager for the enterprise social media project. 

Interests: Social Media, Technology,  Mental Health, and Online Social Support 


Carmen graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication. Prior to joining SONIC, she was a research assistant and lab manager at the Cornell Group and Interpersonal Communication Lab, and a research assistant at the Cornell Social Media Lab and Cornell Virtual Embodiment Lab. She is interested in the intersection of social media, mental health, and interpersonal communication, and is excited to learn ways to apply a social network perspective to understand online social support for mental health. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, fashion, going to museums, and exploring coffee shops and brunch places.