Jonathan Morris, PhD

Professor, Political Science

Jonathan S. Morris (Ph.D., Purdue University) is professor of political science at East Carolina University. His research focuses on the media and politics, including political humor, cable news, and political communication on social media.  He is co-author of Politics is a Joke! How TV Comedians are Remaking Political Life, and has published in several journals, including Political Research QuarterlyPublic Opinion QuarterlyLegislative Studies Quarterly, and Political Behavior, Social Science Quarterly, Political Communication, and Sociological Forum.


Political polling, public opinion, political communication, the U.S. Congress