Lindsay Helene Hoffman


Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Research centers around political communication including how people use and process political information as well as the effects of such use, and how politicians manage media.
  • Specific research Interests include media technology and politics, including how people use new media to get involved politically. Public opinion, specifically how perceptions of public opinion influence attitudes, thinking, and behaviors, and political entertainment, such as the effects of viewing programs like "The Daily Show" on knowledge and political participation.
  • Regular contributor to the Huffington Post.  In addition to her own thoughts, Hoffman also posts entries written by her students to empower them and give voice to their thoughts.

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Associate Professor, Communication

In The News:
Has this election poisoned our politics? (News Journal)
Women top the ticket in Delaware's general election (WDDE)
Facing challenges in college and beyond (Huffington Post)
2016: Another year of the woman? (Huffington Post)
Can religion and politics mix? (Huffington Post)
Hard leads and Twitter memes: the making of news (Huffington Post)

UDaily Articles:
A social media message
New study links church involvement with political activity
'Super Tuesday Central' unites UD's 'political junkies'

communication, political communication, media, politics, political entertainment