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  • Delaware Debates

    Article by Ann Manser | October 20, 2016

    Congressional, gubernatorial candidates face off at UD

  • GOALL!

    Article by Diane Kukich | October 19, 2016

    NSF grant supports new approach to gait training for stroke survivors

  • Land value taxation

    Article by Adam Thomas | October 18, 2016

    UD professor looks to experimental economics to solve land value taxation riddle

  • Advising, academic support

    Article by UDaily staff | September 28, 2016

    Blue Hen Success Collaborative, with new director to lead implementation, will launch Oct. 3

  • Healthy knees

    Article by Diane Kukich | October 13, 2016

    NIH grant supports investigation of connection between ACL surgery and osteoarthritis

  • NSF Career Award

    Article by Ann Manser | October 03, 2016

    Bhatnagar conducts mathematical research in problems of physics

Publcity Photo of Dannagal Young
Faculty Spotlight

Dannagal Young

Associate Professor Communication

To understand and research political humor, experience is a must.

Dannagal Young has both bases covered, but not in the most conventional manner: At UD, she studies political satire, political media effects, public opinion and the psychology of political humor.

But she also has hands-on experience in the world of comedy, as she performs with a Philadelphia-based improv troupe. 

Young has been quoted in several major media outlets — including the Washington Post and Variety Magazine — and recently had an op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on the departure of “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart.


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