Shaaba Lotun

Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Psychology
 Shaaba Lotun
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873496

  • Location

    parkside unit c2, Colchester Campus


Ask me about
  • The Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS)
  • The Big Data Summer School


Executive Officer for IADS Doctoral student in the Department of Psychology. Member of staff in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.


  • MSc Management University of Essex (2016)

  • LLB Law University of Essex (2015)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Parasocial relationships

The one-sided relationships formed between people and a figure, person, or character on a media platform.

Relationship development

How human beings connect, the roles and needs this fulfills in our lives, and how we can strengthen this connection

Social media

The phenomenon of connecting with others via online platforms, specifically video-based platforms such as YouTube

Personality traits

Characteristics that people possess, and how this relates to your wellbeing, mental health, and social abilities and desires

+44 (0) 1206 873496


parkside unit c2, Colchester Campus