Diana Owen is Associate Professor of Political Science at Georgetown University. She teaches in the Communication, Culture, and Technology (CCT) graduate program of which she is a cofounder, and served as Director of the American Studies Program for a decade. She is the author of Media Messages in American Presidential Elections (Greenwood, 1991), New Media and American Politics (with Richard Davis, Oxford, 1998), and American Government and Politics in the Information Age (with David Paletz and Timothy Cook, 2012, 2nd ed. 2015). She is the co-editor of The Internet and Politics: Citizens, Voters, and Activists (with Sarah Oates and Rachel Gibson, Routledge, 2006) and Making a Difference: The Internet and Elections in Comparative Perspective (with Richard Davis, Stephen Ward, and David Taras, Lexington, 2009). She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in the fields of civic education, political engagement, media and politics, political socialization, elections and voting behavior, and political psychology/sociology.
Selected Current Research
Active Learning and The Acquisition of Civic Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions (Coming soon)