R. Lance Holbert is Professor within Temple University’s Department of Communication and Social Influence. He studies political communication with a particular focus on persuasion-based processes of media influence. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, books or book chapters. Professor Holbert is also a Distinguished Research Fellow in the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center and an International Communication Association Fellow. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Communication. He served as Chair of ICA’s and NCA’s Mass Communication Divisions, as well as NCA’s Political Communication Division. He was named the 2012 Teacher of the Year by the National Communication Association’s Mass Communication Division.
Communication and Civic Engagement