Anna Young

PhD Student and Graduate Assistant

Department of Communication


M.A. in Journalism, National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Soros Foundation Scholar
M.S. in Journalism, Quinnipiac University, Fulbright Scholar

Research Interests

Anna’s research interests are focused primarily in the field of new media and online communication, with a specific focus on message construction and design. Her current research projects examine the use of new communication technologies to spread fake news. In addition, her other projects examine the quality and impact of online news in countries with different levels of democracy. Anna is also an editorial assistant at Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media.

Courses Taught

  • COMM 1000 The Process of Communication
  • COMM 1100 Public Speaking
  • COMM 2940 Digital Production
  • COMM 4820 Public Relations
photo of Anna Young, COMM graduate student
Contact Information
Mailing Address337 Mansfield Rd. Unit 1259, Storrs, CT 06269-1259