Jihye Park is a second-year doctoral student studying political communication. She focuses on the effects of social media and partisan media, political polarization, and presidential elections and debates. She is a research associate with the Political Communication Institute (PCI) at the University of Missouri. In the PCI, she and her colleagues have worked on analyzing tweets in the 2018 U.S. Midterm elections. In terms of teaching, she has taught Media Communication in Society (COMM 2100) as a lab instructor. She currently serves as the treasurer of the Association of Communication Graduate Students (ACGS).