Guadalupe (Lupita) Madrigal

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Postdoctoral Fellow
208 Switzler Hall

Guadalupe Madrigal (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is a Preparing Future Faculty – Faculty Diversity (PFFFD) Postdoctoral Fellow for 2022-2024. Using quantitative methods, she researches topics related to political communication with a particular interest on media, race, information, social identity, and immigration. Her dissertation was focused on news media portrayals of immigrant children in the news over the past 30 years, and the consequences of these representations in contemporary politics. She also has a vested interest in Chicana/o and Latina/o studies. 

Courses Taught

Teaching Experience Prior to MU:

Whiteness and the Media

Views on the News

Media Processes and Effects

The Mass Media

Select Publications

Madrigal, G. (2023). The effects of family and community in U.S. immigration news. Politics, Groups, and Identities.

Madrigal, G. (2023) The American Dreamers: An analysis of young immigrants’ agency and age-at-arrival. Political Research Quarterly.

Madrigal, G., & Soroka, S. (2021). Migrants, caravans, and the impact of news photos on immigration attitudes. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 1–21.

Mustefaj, M., Madrigal, G., Roden, J., & Ploger, G. (2021). Psychophysiological threat sensitivity predicts anti-immigrant attitudes. Politics and the Life Sciences, 113.

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