Dan Hiaeshutter-Rice is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Advertising + Public Relations. His primary research explores how variations in technology and affordances shapes political campaign communications. This work focuses on US politics and uses large-scale data collection to inform typologies of communication platforms. He also studies how information environments may be systematically biased by looking at how algorithms and user behavior influences content. He also studies the relationship between lifestyles and political cues.
Dr. Hiaeshutter-Rice received his PhD from the University of Michigan's Department of Communication and Media. While at Michigan, he was affiliated with the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. He also holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School for Public Policy. He is a Michigan State University alum.