Johanna Dunaway is an associate professor of communication. Her research focuses on political communication and media effects on political learning, attitudes, and behavior. Her current research examines the political impact of the changing contemporary media environment. In addition, she has published in other areas including public opinion and political advertising. Her work appears in journals such as the Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Communication, Political Communication, Political Research Quarterly, Political Behavior, Journalism Studies and Social Science Quarterly. She is also co-author on the 9th and 10th Editions of Mass Media and American Politics.