Todd Graham

Research interests

My primary research research interests include: 

  • the use of new media in representative democracies;
    • online election campaign
    • politicians’ use of social media
    • (innovations in) digital media and journalism practice;
    • online politicial participation and civic engagement
    • forms of online deliberation and political talk
  • the intersections between popular culture and formal politics;
  • and notions of the public sphere and deliberative democratic theory.

I would welcome doctoral students interested in any of these or related subjects.

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  • PhD in Political Communication (University of Amsterdam, ASCoR)
  • MA in European Communication Studies (w/Honors, University of Amsterdam, ASCoR)
  • BA in Communication Studies and Political Science (University of Rhode Island)
  • University Teaching Qualification (University of Groningen)

Research groups and institutes

  • Journalism
  • Political Communication
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