Professor, Department of Communication
Ph.D. in Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The impact of political comedy exposure on participation and learning, analyzing public opinion toward controversial issues like same-sex marriage and LGBT rights and foreign policy conflicts. Examining the effect of social media activity on political participation, engagement, and consumerism.
Interests in Emerging Media
How to make sense of large streams of social media data, the impact of social media on political participation and engagement, youth engagement and social media use.