Emily Kubin


Postdoctoral researcher





Emily is a postdoctoral researcher in the Political Psychology & Communication Lab at the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (RPTU). Emily, originally from the United States, completed her Bachelor’s degree in psychology at Drew University in New Jersey. She completed a Research Master’s degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. In 2023 she completed her dissertation on (Social) Media and (de)polarization at RPTU and earned her PhD in psychology. She has held research internship positions at the University of Washington, Yale University, and Vrije University. 


Emily Kubin studies political communication. Specifically, she focuses on how political opponents view and interact with one another, and the role media plays in opponents’ perceptions of one another. She places a special focus on studying strategies political opponents (and the media) can use to reduce affective polarization. 


August 28, 2023

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