Facciani's research interests include identity, social networks, emotions, and research methods. For his dissertation, Facciani is studying how self-sentiments and personal network composition influence political beliefs. Facciani is also working on a project funded by the Army Research Institute that investigates different methodologies for studying cultural scripts. Below are links to his peer-reviewed publications:
Facciani, M.J. (2019). The Effects of Power on the Processing of Identity Threat. Journal of Integrated Social Sciences. (forthcoming).
Schnabel, L, Facciani, M.J., Sincoff-Yedid, A., &. Fazzino. L (2016). Gender and Atheism: Paradoxes, Contradictions, and an Agenda for Future Research. Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion: Sociology of Atheism, 75-97.
Shinkareva, S., Wang, J., Kim, J., Facciani, M., Baucom, L., & Wedell, D. (2013) Representations of modality-specific affective processing for visual and auditory stimuli derived from fMRI data. Human Brain Mapping. DOI:10.1002/hbm.22421