Kaitlin McClamrock is a PhD student in political science with concentrations in Comparative and American politics. Kaitlin’s research focuses on comparative political behavior and the role of communication and social networks in partisan affect and extremism. For the 2019-2020 academic year, Kaitlin serves as the Graduate Student Co-Chair of the Ohio State University Working Group in Social Media and Politics. Before coming to OSU, Kaitlin was named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF- GRFP) fellow, studying decision-making in communities under threats of violence. Outside of research and reading, Kaitlin enjoys cooking and exploring the Columbus food scene in her spare time.