Photo: Josh DarrJoshua Darr

Assistant Professor
204 Hodges Hall | 225-578-0395 |



Joshua Darr received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. He also obtained a master’s in political science with an emphasis on American Politics, political communication and methodology at Penn, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College. His research focuses on the placement and effects of campaign field offices, the importance of local newspapers for voter learning and political awareness, and the ability of campaigns to influence the quantity and tone of their local media coverage.


Selected Publications

Joshua P. Darr. (2015). “Presence to Press: How Campaigns Earn Local Media,” Political Communication, DOI: 10.1080/10584609.2015.1107158.