Kjerstin Thorson

Assistant Professor, University of Southern California

Kjerstin Thorson completed her PhD at Wisconsin in 2010. She is an assistant professor in USC Annenberg’s School for Communication and  Journalism. Her research explores the effects of digital and social media on political engagement, activism and persuasion, particularly among young adults. Kjerstin’s research has been published in a number of scholarly journals, including Mass Communication and SocietyJournal of Computer Mediated Communication and Information, Communication & Society.