Lindsay Helene Hoffman
- 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.
Associate Professor, Communication
In The News:
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)
The Bill O'Reilly-Jon Stewart 'rumble': More than a jab-fest? (Christian Science Monitor)
A view from inside the DNC convention bubble (Huffington Post)
Student loans: Is petition to forgive debt completely a good idea? (Christian Science Monitor)
Ideology in the Classroom: Teaching Politics During a Presidential Election (Huffington Post)
Introducing a blog blog (Huffington Post)
Facebook as news source? (Huffington Post)