Anita Atwell Seate

Anita Atwell Seate (Ph.D., University of Arizona) researches in the areas of intergroup/intercultural communication. Specifically, her research is animated by questions about how people’s identity as members of various social group impacts communication processes. She studies a variety of social groups including identities based race, ethnicity, age, gender, and sexual orientation, with an emphasis place on racial and ethnic groups. With regards to risk communication, her research examines how identity-based social issues, such as immigration, are presented in the news media and how these portrayals influence people’s policy decision making.


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