Maggie Macdonald

Faculty Research Affiliate  ·

Maggie Macdonald is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at the University of Kentucky. She was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow at CSMaP and received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University in August 2020. 

Macdonald’s research focuses on American politics, with a focus on campaigns and 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 online and offline effects (if any) of these behaviors are.