Ann Crigler

Expert on political communication and advertising, mass media and public opinion, American politics and election campaign coverage

Professor of Political Science
Chair, Department of Political Science

Expertise

  • California politics, including 2010 governor and Senate elections
  • California 2010 ballot propositions
  • understanding issues in the news
  • how the media inform U.S. voters
  • political advertising and communication
  • political psychology
  • mass media
  • public opinion
  • local media coverage of election campaigns
  • presidential elections
  • election/voting reform
  • emotion and politics

Additional Information

      Co-editor,

The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

      (2007);

 

      Co-editor,

Rethinking the Vote: The Politics and Prospects of American Election Reform

      (2004);

 

      Editor,

The Psychology of Political Communication

      (1996);

 

      Co-author,

Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates and the Media in a Presidential Campaign

      (1996);

 

      Co-author,

Common Knowledge: News and the Construction of Political Meaning

    (1992).

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