Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

The rhetoric of political campaign messages and communication strategies of politicians

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Vanessa Beasley

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of Residential Faculty and Associate Professor of Communication Studies · Vanderbilt University

Expert in presidential rhetoric, U.S. political communication and rhetorical criticism and theory.

Rhetorical Criticism and Theory Political Rhetoric Presidential Rhetoric Political Communication

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD, is an expert in film analysis and commentary, particularly in regard to pop culture.

Communication Political Rhetoric Gender, Media and Pop Culture American Film

Stephen Farnsworth

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

American Elections American Government The American Presidency Internet Politics Mass Media and Politics

Michelle Orihel

Associate Professor of History · Southern Utah University

Specializing in history lessons in pop culture, gender history in the United States, and the English revolution

Women in U.S. History Women in Colonial America Gender History in the United States Political Associations Journalism History

Erik Nisbet

Associate Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Expert in communication focused on non-democratic contexts, public diplomacy, foreign policy, public opinion and global problems.

Political Communication Public Opinion Science Communication

Ravi Roy

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Southern Utah University

Specializing in neoliberalism, political education programs, and the Deming system of profound knowledge

Political Associations Political Education Pograms Deming System of Profound Knowledge Leadership Public Policy

Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick

Professor | School of Communication · The Ohio State University

Communications expert, focusing on the politics of media

Media Selection New Media Political Communication Health communication News

Kara Alaimo

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Kara Alaimo, PhD is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication

Daniel Freedland

Senior Lecturer of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Senior Lecturer specializing in Marketing Communication, Political Communication, Argumentation & Debate and Visual Communication.

Argumentation and Debate Political Communication Marketing Graphic Communication Media Studies

Chad Murphy

Associate Professor - Political Science · University of Mary Washington

An expert on many topics in the context of U.S. politics.

American Government Political Psychology Political Communication Parties and Elections

Matt Barton

Professor of Communication, Department Chair · Southern Utah University

Specializing in rhetoric and persuasion in public discourse, communication theory, and critical thinking

Communication Theories Professional Writing and Presentations Public Discourse Teaching Communication Theory Conflict and Communication in Relationships

Joseph Santoro

Campaign Manager & Consultant · Kentucky Democratic Party

Leader, Creator, Innovator, Motivator: DC's Leading Creative Political Strategist, Media 2.0 Tech Sensei, Policy Wonketeer, & PhD Sexy Beast

Political Consulting Political Communication Political Advertising

Rina Shah

Political Commentator

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Political Communication Political Consulting Political Campaigns

Derek Arnold

Communication Instructor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Derek Arnold, M.A., researches business and political scandals, as well as the mitigating effects of crisis management and communication.

Communication Business and Political Scandal Crisis Management and Communication Political Communication Conspiracy Theory

Mary Bennett

Director of the Leavitt Center for Politics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

Christian Lundberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication, and Co-Director of the University Program in Cultural Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Lundberg's research focuses on public discourse, rhetorical theory, and on debate and public speaking as critical democratic forms.

Public Speaking Rhetoric Political debate Political Communication

Nina Reich

Associate Professor of Communication Studies, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Service-Learning and Politics Rhetoric Critical Theory Social Movements Gender

Kevin Wagner, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair · Florida Atlantic University

Kevin Wagner's research and teaching interests include judicial politics, political behavior and legislative behavior

Florida Politics Politics in Film and Fiction Research Methods Public Opinion and American Politics Political Party and Interest Groups

Jingsi Christina Wu

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Media studies scholar Jingsi Wu focuses her research on the crossroads of entertainment media, politics, civic engagement, and culture.

Media Studies Political Communication and Social Media Chinese Media Cultural Sociology Game Studies