Emily Vraga

Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Emily Vraga received her Ph.D. in Mass Communications from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW-Madison in 2011 and is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University. Her research examines how audience motivations and political identification intersect with message construction on issues of public policy to produce effects, particularly in the evolving digital media environment. Emily’s work has been published in several leading communication and political science journals, including Journal of Communication, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, and Political Communication. For more information on her scholarship and research interests, please visit emilyk.vraga.org.