About Eric Tsetsi, Ph.D.
Eric Tsetsi earned his Ph.D. in Communication at The University of Arizona Department of Communication. His research is focused within the areas of communication and technology, political communication, and media effects. He is particularly interested in the implications of communication technologies for socio-political issues including inequality, democratic discourse, and political participation. Eric was the first student at the University of Arizona to earn a graduate certificate in computational social science from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. His research has been published in leading communication journals including Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Mobile Media & Communication, and Human Communication Research, among others. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Eric worked as a journalist for community newspapers in the Greater Boston area. He also worked as the web editor for the Phoenix New Times, a leading alternative news magazine, where he managed social media, wrote short- and long-form stories, and was responsible for website traffic analytics.