Dr. Kathleen Searles

Assistant Professor

PhD: Washington State University
Phone: 225-578-7588
Fax: 225-578-2540
E-mail: ksearles@lsu.edu
Office: 215 Stubbs Hall

 

Biography

Kathleen Searles received her Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Washington State University.  Her interests include news media, campaign advertising, and political psychology.  Specifically, her research examines the content of partisan news, the effect of branded television fact-checking on political attitudes, and the influence of emotional campaign ads on political behavior.  She teaches courses in American Politics, Media and Politics, Voting and Elections.