Dr. Kathryn Haglin

Kathryn Haglin
Professional Title
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Kathryn Haglin earned her PhD in political science from Texas A&M University in 2018. While a graduate student, she was a Predoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy in the George Bush School of Government and Public Service. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on science communication and based at Yale Law School.

Dr. Haglin's research addresses questions related to political behavior, science politics and policy, and science communication. She is particularly interested in the connections between political elites and the scientific community, developing communication strategies to combat misinformation, identifying determinants of anti-science attitudes, and how anti-science attitudes affect the political landscape. Her academic works spans a variety of fields and can be found in journals such as Political Behavior, Climatic Change, and Health Communication. 

When not being a political scientist, Dr. Haglin enjoys watching college football, trying new restaurants, and hanging out with her rambunctious cat, Mel.