Political Communication and Behavior, Collective Action, Digital Media
Ph.D. Massaschusetts Institute of Technology, 1992
Bruce Bimber is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science. He works closely with the Center for Information Technology and Society, which he founded in 1999, and is also affiliated with the Department of Communication and the College of Engineering's Technology Management Program. He studies political communication, with a focus on the relationship between digital media and patterns in human behavior, especially in the domains of political organization and collective action.
For more information, please visit Professor Bimber's web site, which includes messages for prospective and new PhD students.
Selected recent publications...
Feldman, L., Wojcieszak, M., Stroud, N.J., & Bimber, B. (2018). Explaining media choice: The role of issue-specific engaging in predicting interest-based and partisan selectivity. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 62(1), 109-130.
Bimber, B. (2017). Three prompts for collective action in the context of digital media. Political Communication, 34(1), 6-20.
Earl, J., Copeland, L., & Bimber, B. (2017). Routing around organizations: Self-directed political consumption. Mobilization, 22(2), 131-153.