Erik Bucy

Fulbright-Loughborough University Scholar Award (All Disciplines)

Erik P. Bucy is the Marshall and Sharleen Formby Regents Professor of Strategic Communication in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, where he teaches and conducts research on visual and nonverbal political communication, news literacy, disinformation, and public opinion about the press. Bucy is the author of Image Bite Politics: News and the Visual Framing of Elections (with Maria Elizabeth Grabe, 2009), editor of the Sourcebook for Political Communication Research (with R. Lance Holbert, 2013), and past editor of Politics and the Life Sciences, an interdisciplinary journal published by Cambridge University Press. Bucy was recently named a Belfer Fellow by the Anti-Defamation League’s Center for Technology and Society to study the visual dimensions of hate speech. He has held research fellowships and visiting positions at the University of Oxford, London School of Economics, University of Michigan, UCLA, and Dartmouth College.