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Karyn Amira

Assistant Professor

Address: 114 Wentworth Street, Room 301
Office Hours: Fall 2018: M/W, 2-4 p.m. or by appointment
Phone: 843.953.5915
E-mail: amiraka@cofc.edu
Personal Website: https://www.karynamira.com/


Karyn Amira joined the Department of Political Science in August of 2015. Her research interests are in American Politics and Political Psychology with specializations in ideology, public opinion, media influence, political behavior and experimental methodology. She teaches courses in Media and Politics, Political Psychology, Research Methods, Political Parties and Capstone.

Her current research agenda is centered on affective polarization and candidate perception, although she has also been involved in recent projects on authoritarianism and Donald Trump's effects on the Republican Party. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics, American Politics Research, The Journal of Experimental Political Science, The Journal of Political Science Education and International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society. View more information here: www.KarynAmira.com


Education

Ph.D., M.A., Stony Brook University
B.A., Union College