Political Communication

The mission of the Political Communication Interest Group is to support the teaching and research of political communication. The scope of the Interest Group is broad, as the study of politics and communication may encompass the communicative activity of citizens, individual political figures, governmental institutions, the media, political campaigns, advocacy groups, and social movements. This Interest Group recognizes and encourages research that addresses political communication topics in all contexts and levels of analysis, employing a variety of methodologies.

Bylaws of the Political Communication Interest Group


Chair: Kelly Winfrey, Iowa State University
Vice-Chair: Terri Easley, University of Kansas
Secretary: Joshua Hawthorn, University of Missouri

2015 Program Planner: Kelly Winfrey, kwinfrey@iastate.edu