Experts

Dannagal Goldthwaite Young



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Associate Professor

Communication


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Areas of Expertise

  • Research interests include political satire, political media effects, public opinion and the psychology of political humor.
  • Studies the intersection of entertainment and information, including the effects of shows like "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." 
  • Scholarly work has explored late-night comedy as a gateway to traditional news and political participation among viewers of late-night comedy.
  • Young's research interests are rooted in her own comedic talents; she performs monthly with a Philadelphia-based improv comedy troupe. 

Contact Information

302-831-8778

dgyoung@udel.edu