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Allison Archer


Assistant Professor
PGH 436

Research Interests

  • Political Communication
  • Mass Media
  • Political Psychology
  • American Politics


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Biographical Summary


Ph.D., Political Science, Vanderbilt University, 2017
M.A., Political Science, Vanderbilt University, 2015
B.A., Political Science and Journalism, Emory University, 2009

Allison M. N. Archer is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2017 with specializations in political communication, political psychology, and experimental methods. As a former journalist, her research primarily examines questions related to the media and politics. Her work has been published in The Journal of PoliticsPolitical Behavior, and Political Communication. Prior to joining the faculty at UH, she was an assistant professor in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond.