David E. Clementson

Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Cal State, Sacramento., The Ohio State University

David Clementson (PhD, The Ohio State University) is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Sacramento. He has been published in Presidential Studies Quarterly, the Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Mass Communication and Society, the Journal of Political Marketing, the International Journal of Sport Communication, the Encyclopedia of Deception, and the Encyclopedia of Politics and Social Media. Before grad school he worked professionally for nearly a decade in strategic communication, politics, and public relations. He was a political campaign manager and strategist (for successful Democrats and Republicans), the press secretary and director of communications for state attorneys general, a journalist (for newspapers and magazines), and a public relations director.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento