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Ekaterina Romanova

Ph.D.
International Communication

Bio

Ekaterina Romanova is a Ph.D. student at the University of Florida. Her current research interest focuses on political communication and political PR. Ekaterina received a Fulbright scholarship in Russia to get her Master’s degree from Ball State University (Indiana). Before coming to the States, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Russian Philology and a Master’s degree in Applied Communications from Yaroslavl State University. Ekaterina has over 5 years of working experience in the PR field in Russia.

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Achievement Award, University of Florida International Center, 2020.

News

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Hutchens, M., Hmielowski, J., Beam, M., & Romanova, E. (2021). Trust Over Use: Examining the Roles of Media Use and Media Trust on Misperceptions in the 2016 US Presidential Election. Mass Communication and Society. DOI: 10.1080/15205436.2021.1904262

Presentations

Romanova, E., DuBosar, E., Xiao, L., & Kiousis, S. (2022). Divided by media: Partisan media use and perceptions of political in-groups and out-groups. Paper/Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Romanova, E. (2022). “I = We” mentality: The Structural Model of Collective Action in Modern Russia. Paper/Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Romanova, E., & Hutchens, M. (2022). Does anxiety make us "informed" citizens? The mediating effect of information-seeking and internal political efficacy on forming political attitudes. Paper/Poster at International Communication Association, Paris, France.

Hutchens, M., Romanova, E., & Pennings, A. (2021). Negative Emotion and Partisanship: The Mediating Role of Emotion on Media Trust. Paper/Poster at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Hutchens, M., & Romanova, E. (2021). The good, the bad, and the evil media: Influence of online comments on media trust. Paper/Poster at International Communication Association, Australia.

Romanova, E., Alhaddadeh, H., & Xiao, L. (2021). Gender, Politics, and the Glass Ceiling: Comparing News Coverage of Female and Male Politicians in 2020 US Primaries. Oral Presentation at 24th International Public Relations Research Conference.

Hutchens, M., Hmielowski, J., Beam, M., & Romanova, E. (2020). Environment or beliefs? The roles of media use and media trust on misperceptions in the 2016 US Presidential election. Oral Presentation at International Communication Association, Gold Coast, Australia.

Research

Specialization

Political Communication, Political Public Relations

Courses

Syllabi from the current and three previous semesters: