Cherrie Joy Billedo, MA


Biographical Note

Cherrie Joy (Chei) Billedo is a Lecturer in the International Bachelor Communication & Media (IBCoM) program of the Department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She teaches Introduction to Human Communication, Quantitative Methods in Media and Communication, and the Interviews module under the course Methods of Media Research. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the Department of Communication Science at VU University Amsterdam. Her dissertation project, under the supervision of Prof. Peter Kerkhof and Prof. Catrin Finkenauer, is about the impact of social network sites on relationship maintenance, adjustment and wellbeing of international students. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Psychology from the University of the Philippines. Prior to coming to the Netherlands, she taught undergraduate courses at the Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines. Her other research interests are in the areas of close relationships, sexuality and health, and cultural studies.