Franshelly Marie Martínez-Ortiz
Franshelly M. Martínez-Ortiz is a PhD student in Political Science, majoring in American Politics, Methods, and minoring in Political Psychology. Her research focuses on conspiracy thinking, misinformation and how social media can influence political behavior among minority groups. Her current work focuses on examining how conspiracism manifest among minority groups and what makes them endorse it. Her past work examines effects of political advertisements in levels of trust among Latinos. Prior to joining OSU, Martínez-Ortiz obtained a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, focused on Comparative Politics from University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras. After obtaining her PhD degree, Martínez-Ortiz aims to pursue a career in the academia and serve as a mentor for other first-generation scholars.