Assistant Professor of Political Communication, LSU
in Baton Rouge
Assistant Professor Kathleen Searles (Ph.D., Washington State University, 2011), holds a joint appointment in the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University. Her interests include news media, campaign advertising, and political psychology. Specifically, her research examines the ways in which choice conditions media effects, with a particular focus on the content of partisan news, and the influence of campaign ads on political behavior. In the latter vein she has recently received several grants to support her research using eye-tracking technology, part of a broader agenda which influenced the advertising landscape of the 2016 presidential election. Her work has appeared in Public Opinion Quarterly, The Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, Political Research Quarterly, Political Communication, Journal of Experimental Political Science, American Political Research, and Political Psychology. She is currently working on a book manuscript with Oxford University Press which investigates the effects of mobile devices on information processing. She also serves on the editorial board for womenalsoknowstuff.com, a site designed to amplify the voice of women political scientists in public discourse and decrease the gender imbalance in media representation of experts.
Not-So-Smart Phones: Information Loss in the Mobile Era
BY KATHLEEN SEARLES
@ VOL 9
ON JUL 27, 2018
According to author, researcher, and professor of Mass Communications and Political Science, Kathleen Searles - if you’re reading this on your phone, it’s already too late.