Associate Professor of Communication, Political Science and Environmental Policy and Co-Director of the Eurasian Security and Governance Program, The Ohio State University

My research focuses on public opinion about foreign affairs and controversial science, especially in Eastern Europe, the MENA region, and the United States.


  • 2017–present
    Non-Residential Faculty Fellow, USC Center on Public Diplomacy
  • 2014–present
    Faculty Associate, OSU Mershon Center for International Security Studies
  • –present
    Associate Professor of Communication, Political Science, and Environmental Policy, Ohio State University


  • 2008 
    Cornell University, Ph.D Communication & Comparative Politics