Morgan Ellithorpe is an assistant professor in the Department of Advertising & Public Relations. Dr. Ellithorpe joined the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences in the fall of 2016. Before coming on board, she spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow in the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ellithorpe received her BS in communication from Cornell University and her MA and PhD in communication from The Ohio State University in 2015. Her research centers on the effect of media on health and well-being, the representations of minorities in media, and media influence in underrepresented groups.