Assistant Professor in Political Communication, George Mason University

Emily K. Vraga is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University. Her research focuses on how individuals process news and information about contentious political, scientific, and health issues, particularly in response to disagreeable messages they encounter in digital media environments. She is especially interested in testing methods to limit biased processing, to correct misinformation, and to encourage attention to more diverse content online.

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor in Political Communication, George Mason University

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Communication