Paul Ryan Brewer


Phone: (302) 831-7771


Office: 250 Pearson Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Work examines political communication and public opinion.
  • Has insight into news media coverage of politics, public opinion about politics, media framing of political issues, political campaigns, entertainment media and politics, as well as political comedy.
  • Can also discuss how science is communicated, including media portrayals of science and public opinion about science.
  • Author of the book <em>Value War: Public Opinion and the Politics of Gay Rights</em>.

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Professor, Communication
Acting Director, Center for Political Commication
Professor, Center for Political Commication

In The News:
Return Day heals political wounds (News Journal)
Weather's impact on voting turnout (News Journal)
The scourge of the U.S. election: Fake news, masquerading as 'satire', is seeping into the mainstream (National Post)
UD poll: Clinton trumping Trump; Carney, Blunt Rochester winning in Delaware (WDEL-AM)
Analysis: Wilmington headed in a new direction, county race bitter till the end (Wall Street Journal)
Anatomy of an upset: How Meyer downed Gordon (News Journal)
Live coverage of Delaware primary elections (WDEL)
What to look for in Tuesday's primary elections (News Journal)
Clinton seizes historic moment, charts path to November (News Journal)
Not all Dems are lining up behind Clinton (News Journal)
No one backs out of Wilmington mayoral race by Friday deadline (News Journal)
Wilmington mayor poll: Surprises, but no clear favorite (News Journal)
Matt Meyer seeks to stop Tom Gordon victory at polls (News Journal)

communication, political communication, science communication, public opinion, gay rights, politics, civic and political engagement