We are excited to announce that Leticia Bode was honored as 2019 Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor for her performance at “extraordinary high levels.” The award states that the work of Dr. Bode and her co-awardees “exemplifies what makes Georgetown [University] strong – faculty thoroughly engaged in pushing the envelope of knowledge in their field, and transmitting their passion for such work to their students and the general public.” Congratulations Dr. Bode!
From the announcement: Leticia Bode is an Associate Professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology master’s program of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her work lies at the intersection of communication, technology, and political behavior, emphasizing the role communication and information technologies may play in the acquisition and use of political information. Her work examines the effects of incidental exposure to political information on social media, effects of exposure to political comedy, use of social media by political elites, selective exposure and political engagement in new media, and the changing nature of political socialization given the modern media environment. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, New Media and Society, Mass Communication and Society, Journal of Information Technology and Politics, and Information, Communication, and Society, among others. Dr. Bode also sits on the editorial boards of Journal of Information Technology and Politics, and Social Media + Society.