Cynthia Peacock

Assistant Professor

Cynthia Peacock is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at UA. She specializes in political communication and examines the ways in which people form, change, and express their political opinions. Her projects focus on news selection and political discussion and the roles of partisanship and disagreement in both. Her current work examines hyperpartisan news use, politically dissimilar romantic relationships, and the gender gap in online news comment sections. Among other journals, her work has appeared in Mass Communication & Society, Journalism, Communication Studies, and Social Science Computer Review

College College of Communication and Information Sciences

Department Communication Studies


Phone 205-348-0545