About Seth Bradshaw, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at Lewis-Clark State College
Seth Bradshaw (Ph.D., University of Arizona) is an Assistant Professor of Communication Arts. He teaches courses in advertising, strategic communication, social media, public speaking, argumentation, and research methods. His research focuses on political communication with an emphasis on identity, emotion, and public opinion.
Political Communication, Mass Communication, and Civic Engagement
His program of research examines: (a) the effects—or lack thereof—of news media and elite discourse on audiences, (b) attempts by leaders to strategically drive media coverage and shape public opinion, and (c) decision-making during campaigns.
Bradshaw, S. C., Coe, K., & Neumann, R. (2014). Newspaper attention to major presidential addresses: A reexamination of conceptualizations, predictors, and effects. Communication Reports, 27, 53-64. doi: 10.1080/08934215.2013.858760
Coe, K., & Bradshaw, S. C. (2014). Toward a fuller understanding of the echoing press: Presidential addresses and the New York Times, 1933-2013. Communication Theory, 24, 272-290. doi: 10.1111/comt.12037
Dr. Bradshaw earned his Ph.D. in 2016 at the University of Arizona in the Department of Communication. He received his M.A. in Rhetoric and his B.S. in Organizational Communication from Idaho State University.