Emily Van Duyn
Emily Van Duyn (M.Ed., Southern Methodist University) is a doctoral student in communication studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research explores the intersection of digital media, political discourse, and community. In her work at the center, she focuses on how news media can engage diverse audiences and encourage political discussion and community engagement. Her doctoral research focuses on the reasons why people don't express their political opinions in public and where they may go to express those opinions in secret.