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Samantha McDonald

Ph.D. Candidate in Informatics, University of California, Irvine

I study how technology mediates civic communication between citizens and policymakers. Using theories in political representation, digital democracy, and human-computer interaction, I am investigating how the U.S. Congress use technology for constituent-communication.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of California, Irvine


  • 2019 
    University of California, Irvine, Informatics