Hillary Shulman

Hillary Shulman

Hillary Shulman

Associate Professor





B.S., Communication Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison

M.A. & Ph.D., Communication, Michigan State University


COMM 1100: Communication & Society

COMM 2321: Writing for Strategic Communication

COMM 3620: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

COMM 3624: Communication in Personal Relationships

COMM 4337: Public Communication Campaigns

COMM 4635: Communication Dynamics in Groups

COMM 7790: Statistical Applications in Communication II

Research Areas

Interpersonal Communication, Political Communication, Group Communication, Social Influence

Research Overview

My research is broadly interested in how communication can be used to stimulate political engagement particularly in underrepresented populations. My work utilizes several different theoretical and methodological approaches in an effort to understand 1) why some people become engaged while others do not, and 2) whether there is a way to overcome structural barriers to participation via communication.