Ann Crigler

  • Professor of Political Science
  • USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Office: (213) 740-3168

Expertise Summary

Expert on political communication and advertising, mass media and public opinion, American politics and election campaign coverage


  • California politics
  • understanding issues in the news
  • how the media inform U.S. voters
  • political advertising and communication
  • political psychology
  • mass media
  • public opinion
  • local media coverage of election campaigns
  • presidential elections
  • election/voting reform
  • emotion and politics

Additional Information

Co-editor, The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior (2007); Co-editor, Rethinking the Vote: The Politics and Prospects of American Election Reform (2004); Editor, The Psychology of Political Communication (1996); Co-author, Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates and the Media in a Presidential Campaign (1996); Co-author, Common Knowledge: News and the Construction of Political Meaning (1992).