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Abigail Kielty

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Abigail Kielty

Ph.D. Candidate


Abigail is a PhD candidate specializing in American Politics and Political Methodology. Her research focuses on Congressional representation and how legislators engage with their constituents in online spaces. Abigail’s wide-ranging methodological interests include surveys, experiments, interviews, and machine learning (particularly text and social media analysis). She earned her M.A. from Ohio State in 2020 and holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Missouri.