Kate Kenski

Dr. Kate Kenski (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Arizona where she teaches political communication, public opinion, and research methods. Formerly a senior analyst at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, she is co-author of The Obama Victory: How Media, Money, and Message Shaped the 2008 Election and Capturing Campaign Dynamics: The National Annenberg Election Survey, as well as co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication. Dr. Kenski has published over 70 book chapters, articles, and research notes in publications such as the American Behavioral Scientist, the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Communication Research, the International Journal of Public Opinion Research, the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Public Opinion Quarterly. Her current research focuses on social media and incivility, gender and politics, and presidential campaigns.