Scott Althaus

Scott Althaus

Affiliate Professor

PhD, Political Science, Northwestern University

Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, 2001 S. First St., Suite 207

(217) 265-7845

Other professional appointments

Charles J. and Ethel S. Merriam Professor in Political Science
Professor of Communication
Director, Cline Center for Advanced Social Research 

Research focus

Communication processes that support political accountability in democratic societies and empower political discontent in non-democratic ones, popular support for war, data science methods for extreme-scale analysis of news coverage, cross-national comparative research on political communication, psychology of information processing, communication concepts in democratic theory.

Office hours

By appointment