Angela Lee

Assistant Professor

Angela M. Lee (Ph.D., UT-Austin) is an assistant professor of Emerging Media and Communication at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her research focuses on audience analysis, news consumption, media effects, behavior prediction, journalism routines, and ethics.

Angela’s work is published in peer-reviewed journals, such as Communication Research, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism Studies, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, and Digital Journalism. She has received a number of highly selective awards, including the Top Faculty Paper Award and News Audience Research Paper Award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the Best Paper Award from the National Communication Association, the Patricia Witherspoon Research Award from the Annett Strauss Institute for Civic Life, and the William Powers, Jr. Graduate Dissertation Fellowship from The University of Texas at Austin.

Her work has garnered mainstream attention from outlets such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Dallas Morning NewsThe Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Nieman Journalism Lab of Harvard University.

Angela really enjoys research and teaching, and believes strongly in the motto of the University of Texas System-Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis-“cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy.”

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Ph.D., Journalism, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014