Dan Schill

Dan Schill

Department: Communication Studies

Areas of expertise:

  • Media and Politics
  • Campaigns
  • Social Media and Politics
  • Political Stagecraft

Currently researching undecided voters using dial testing, political communications professor, Dan Schill, worked with CNN to dial-test undecided voters in crucial swing states for each of the presidential and vice-presidential debates. Schill’s expertise also includes media and politics, social media and political stagecraft–or how the candidates’ appearances during events affect viewers.

He received his Ph.D. and his M.A. from the University of Kansas, and his B.A. from the University of North Dakota.


Media contact: Mary-Hope Vass, vassmg@jmu.edu, 540-568-7487.

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