Maggie Macdonald

Postdoctoral Fellow  ·

Maggie Macdonald is a Postdoctoral Fellow at NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University in August 2020 after completing her Bachelors at Elon University in 2015.

Macdonald’s research focuses on political communication and American politics, specifically elections. Her main area of interest is how political actors, such as politicians and their campaigns, strategically use new technologies like social media to achieve their goals and what the effect (if any) of these behaviors are.

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