Ashley Muddiman

Assistant Professor
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785-864-4098
Office: 116M Bailey


Dr. Ashley Muddiman earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research broadly focuses on the content and effects of political media. More specifically, she studies political incivility, including citizens’ perceptions of incivility as well as the effects of political incivility in online settings. She also works with grant-funded research groups, including the Engaging News Project, to explore ways to encourage more citizen engagement with digital news. Dr. Muddiman teaches courses in political media and research methods, including Rhetoric, Politics, and Mass Media, New Media and Politics, and Introduction to Behavioral Research Methods in Communication.


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