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  • Dr. Paul Brewer, Professor

    Professor
    Department Of Communication
    University of Delaware
    241 Pearson Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-7771
    Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 12-2 and by appointment

    Biography

    Biography

    Paul Brewer (Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1999) is a Professor in the Department of Communication. His research interests include political communication, public opinion, and science communication. He is particularly interested in how messages in traditional news, entertainment media, and social media shape public opinion about policy issues and public perceptions of science. He is the author of Value War: Public Opinion and the Politics of Gay Rights (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008). His research has also appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the International Journal of Press/Politics, the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Mass Communication and Society, Political Communication, Public Opinion Quarterly, Public Understanding of Science, and Science Communication.​

    Publications

    Townson, Clint, Paul R. Brewer, and Barbara L. Ley. 2016. "Public Responses to Forensic DNA Testing Backlogs: Media Use and Understandings of Science." Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 35(5-6):158-165.

    Brewer, Paul R., David C. Wilson, and Michael Habegger. 2016. "Wedding Imagery and Public Support for Gay Marriage." Journal of Homosexuality 68(3):1041-1051.

    Brewer, Paul R., Michael Habegger, Ruby Harrington, Lindsay H. Hoffman, Philip Edward Jones, and Jennifer L. Lambe. 2016. "Interactivity between Candidates and Citizens on a Social Networking Site: Effects on Perceptions and Vote Intentions." Journal of Experimental Political Science 3(1):84-96.

    Brewer, Paul. R. and Jessica McKnight. 2015. "Climate as Comedy: The Effects of Satirical Television News on Climate Change Perceptions." Science Communication 37(5):635-657.

    Lefky, Tyler, Paul R. Brewer, and Michael Habegger. 2015. "Tweets on Television News: The Nature and Effects of Campaign Coverage of Twitter." Electronic News 9(4):257-269.

    Brewer, Paul R., Ralph J. Begleiter, Katherine Anderson, and Meredith Isaacs. 2015. "Using Tablet Devices and Social Media in a Course about the 2012 U.S. Election Campaign." PS: Political Science & Politics 48(1):171-175.

    Brewer, Paul R., Lindsay H. Hoffman, Ruby Harrington, Philip Edward Jones, and Jennifer L. Lambe. 2014. "Public Perceptions Regarding the Authenticity of the 2012 Presidential Candidates." Presidential Studies Quarterly 44(4):742-757.

    Brewer, Paul R. and Barbara L. Ley. 2014. "Contested Evidence: Exposure to Competing Scientific Claims and Public Support for Banning Bisphenol A." Public Understanding of Science 23(4):395-410.

    Wilson, David C. and

    Paul R. Brewer

    . 2013. "The Foundations of Public Opinion on Voter ID Laws: Political Predispositions, Racial Resentment, and Information Effects."

    Public Opinion Quarterly

    77(4):962-984.

 

 

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241 Pearson Hall Newark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassC020F2AC05DE4457953987749D66D346"><h4><strong>Biography</strong></h4><p style="text-align:justify;">Paul Brewer (Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1999) is a Professor in the Department of Communication. His research interests include political communication, public opinion, and science communication. He is particularly interested in how messages in traditional news, entertainment media, and social media shape public opinion about policy issues and public perceptions of science. He is the author of <em>Value War: Public Opinion and the Politics of Gay Rights</em> (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008). His research has also appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the <em>International Journal of Press/Politics</em>, the <em>Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media</em>, <em>Mass Communication and Society</em>, <em>Political Communication</em>, <em>Public Opinion Quarterly</em>, <em>Public Understanding of Science</em>, and <em>Science Communication</em>.​</p><h4><strong>Publications</strong></h4><p>Townson, Clint, <strong>Paul R. Brewer</strong>, and Barbara L. Ley. 2016. "Public Responses to Forensic DNA Testing Backlogs: Media Use and Understandings of Science." <em>Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society </em>35(5-6):158-165.</p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul R</strong>., David C. Wilson, and Michael Habegger. 2016. "Wedding Imagery and Public Support for Gay Marriage." <em>Journal of Homosexuality </em>68(3):1041-1051.</p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul R.</strong>, Michael Habegger, Ruby Harrington, Lindsay H. Hoffman, Philip Edward Jones, and Jennifer L. Lambe. 2016. "Interactivity between Candidates and Citizens on a Social Networking Site: Effects on Perceptions and Vote Intentions." <em>Journal of Experimental Political Science </em>3(1):84-96.<em> </em></p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul. R.</strong> and Jessica McKnight. 2015. "Climate as Comedy: The Effects of Satirical Television News on Climate Change Perceptions." <em>Science Communication </em>37(5):635-657.</p><p>Lefky, Tyler, <strong>Paul R. Brewer</strong>, and Michael Habegger. 2015. "Tweets on Television News: The Nature and Effects of Campaign Coverage of Twitter." <em>Electronic News</em> 9(4):257-269.</p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul R.</strong>, Ralph J. Begleiter, Katherine Anderson, and Meredith Isaacs. 2015. "Using Tablet Devices and Social Media in a Course about the 2012 U.S. Election Campaign." <em>PS: Political Science & Politics </em>48(1):171-175.</p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul R</strong>., Lindsay H. Hoffman, Ruby Harrington, Philip Edward Jones, and Jennifer L. Lambe. 2014. "Public Perceptions Regarding the Authenticity of the 2012 Presidential Candidates." <em>Presidential Studies Quarterly </em>44(4):742-757.</p><p><strong>Brewer, Paul R</strong>. and Barbara L. Ley. 2014. "Contested Evidence: Exposure to Competing Scientific Claims and Public Support for Banning Bisphenol A." <em>Public Understanding of Science </em>23(4):395-410.</p><p>Wilson, David C. and </p><strong>Paul R. Brewer</strong><p>. 2013. "The Foundations of Public Opinion on Voter ID Laws: Political Predispositions, Racial Resentment, and Information Effects." </p><em>Public Opinion Quarterly </em><p>77(4):962-984.</p></div>prbrewer@udel.edu/Documents%20Bios%20CVs/brewer-paul-cv.pdfBrewer, Dr. PaulOffice Hours: Tues & Thurs 12-2 and by appointment302-831-7771<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Brewer_Paul-01.jpg" width="480" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />ProfessorDepartment Of Communication

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