Political Communication Graduate Plan of Study

Degree Program: 

The Department of Communication at the University of Missouri features a national and internationally known political communication faculty, whose study of politics and communication encompasses the communicative activity of citizens, individual political figures, governmental institutions, the media, political campaigns, advocacy groups, and social movements.

The Faculty
The Department's political communication faculty and graduate students pursue research that addresses political communication topics in all contexts and levels of analysis, employing a variety of methodologies.

Graduate Coursework
Political communication coursework is designed to help students understand theory, research, and current and historical political issues. Students work both with their instructors and independently to create research in their areas of interest.

Political Communication Faculty

Brian Houston Brian Houston
Associate Professor and Chair
204 Switzler Hall
Cassandra Kearney Cassandra Kearney
Assistant Teaching Professor
312 Switzler Hall
Stephen Klien Stephen Klien
Assistant Teaching Professor
314 Switzler Hall
Mitchell S. McKinney Mitchell S. McKinney
216 Switzler Hall
Ben Warner Ben Warner
Associate Professor
217 Switzler Hall