Participant Info

First Name
Emily
Last Name
Sydnor
Country
University
Southwestern University
Keywords
political communication, political psychology, media effects, incivility, political disagreement, emotion, personality, conflict orientation, campaigns and elections
Availability
Media Contact

Personal Info

About Me

I am a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Southwestern University.  I specialize in political communication and political psychology, and my research focuses on incivility in the media, its interaction with individual psychological traits, and its influence on political behavior.

I received my Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 2015. My dissertation, Fighting Words and Fiery Tone: The Interaction of Political Incivility and Psychological Conflict Orientation won the APSA Political Communication section’s dissertation award in 2016. I received my M.A. in Government from the University of Virginia, and a B.A. in Political Communication from the George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus

Research Areas

If this is your entry, please click here to request a link to edit your information.