Suhwoo Ahn

Suhwoo Ahn

Ph.D. Student

  • Communication


Suhwoo Ahn is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Department of Communication at Michigan State University. He received his Master of Arts in Communication from Seoul National University and his dual Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication and Sociology from Sogang University in the Republic of Korea.

Research and Teaching

Suhwoo Ahn's research focuses on citizens' engagement with political and scientific information, and its impact on their attitudes and behaviors. He studies political polarization, correction of misinformation, and social disparities in communication. He is also interested in applying computational methods in examining communication phenomena. His work has been published in journals such as Patient Education and Counseling and Journal of Political Marketing.

Suhwoo Ahn's teaching experience includes COM 100 (Human Communication), COM 275 (Effects of Mass Communication), and COM 300 (Methods of Communication Inquiry) at Michigan State University.

Recent Publications

Carnahan, D., Bergan, D. E., Ulusoy, E., Ahn, S., & Barry, R (in press). Assessing the Potential of Partisan Group Cues in Promoting Accurate Beliefs. Mass Communication and Society.

Ahn S., Lee, C., & Ko, Y. (2022). Network Social Capital and Health Information AcquisitionPatient Education and Counseling, 105(9), 2923-2933.

Ahn, S., Bergan, D. E., Carnahan, D., Barry, R., & Ulusoy, E. (2021). Out-Party Cues and Factual Beliefs in an Era of Negative Partisanship. Journal of Political Marketing 20 (3-4), 269-288. 

Ulusoy, E., Carnahan, D., Barry, R. C., Bergan, D. E., Ma, S., Ahn, S., & Mcgraw, J. (2021). Flooding the Zone: How Exposure to Implausible Falsehoods Shapes Subsequent Belief JudgmentsInternational Journal of Public Opinion Research, 33(4), 856-872.

Contact Information

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