Andrea M. Quenette

Assistant Professor
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785-864-4370
Office: 116F Bailey Hall


Dr. Andrea Quenette earned her Ph.D. from Ohio State University where she served as a graduate fellow at the Ohio State School of Communications. Her research interests focus on how citizens understand and use political news content to help them navigate the political system. Her current research has focused on how political cynicism and political trust relate to citizens’ political news use, the influence of framing in political news content, the role of citizens’ emotions about politics, and the role of source characteristics in citizens’ perceptions of trust and credibility of news sources using satire.  Dr. Quenette teaches classes such as Media, Communication and Terrorism, Persuasion, Political Communication Campaigns and others.


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