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Christine Filer, Ph.D.

About Christine Filer, Ph.D.

Senior Research Analyst at Langer Research Associates

Christine Filer is a senior research analyst at Langer Research Associates. Her responsibilities there encompass project management, questionnaire design, survey methodology, fieldwork oversight and data analysis across a range of projects. She holds a Ph.D. in communication with a minor in government and public policy from the University of Arizona.

Research Interests

  • Public Opinion
  • Media and Politics
  • Political Campaigns

Selected Publications

"Langer, G., Filer, C., Sinozich, S., & De Jong, A. (2020, March 4). Late support lifts Biden; Sanders keeps his base: Takeaways from Super Tuesday exit polls. ABC News:

Kenski, K., Filer, C. R., & Conway-Silva, B. A. (2018). Lying, liars, and lies: Incivility in 2016 presidential candidate and campaign tweets during the invisible primary. American Behavioral Scientist, 36, 469-483.

Conway-Silva, B. A., Filer, C. R., Kenski, K., & Tsetsi, E. (2017). Reassessing Twitter’s agenda-building power: An analysis of intermedia agenda-setting effects during the 2016 presidential primary season. Social Science Computer Review. Advance online publication.

Castonguay, J., Filer, C. R., & Pitts, M. J. (2016). Seeking help for depression: Applying the health belief model to illness narratives. Southern Communication Journal, 81(5), 289-303.

Kunkel, D. L., Castonguay, J. S., & Filer, C. R. (2015). Evaluating industry self-regulation of food marketing to children: A longitudinal study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 49(2), 181-187."

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Christine Filer, Ph.D.


Ph.D. Communication, University of Arizona

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to the Study of Communication
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Communication
  • Introduction to Communication Theory
  • Survey of Mass Communication
  • Media and Politics in America
  • Paladins (transition-to-college course for first-year Honors students)
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