Jessica is a 6th year Ph.D. Student in Political Science, with a variety of research and teaching experience- mostly focusing on American politics and public policy, political communication and civic engagement. Her dissertation compares similarities and differences between the content of traditional news and politics in entertainment and their impact on political knowledge and opinions, with a special focus on SNL and Colbert.
She has first hand knowledge of the workings of the GSO/A having recently worked as an Office Manager at both uptown and east campus. As your Treasurer she believes in transparency, efficiency and attentiveness. She is also interested in making a better GSA in general, one that creates opportunities for professional development, funding and research advancement, stronger relationships with other university organizations, and the chance to meet fellow graduate students in both academic and social settings.