Stephen J. Farnsworth, Ph.D., is professor of political science and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington, where he directs the university’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies. He is the author or co-author of of five books, most recently The Global President: International News and the US Government (Rowman & Littlefield), as well as dozens of articles on the mass media, the presidency, and US and Virginia politics. His research on environmental communication has appeared in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research and Science Communication.
Dr. Farnsworth was a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Research Scholar at McGill University in Montreal and is a former president of the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association. During more than a dozen years at the University of Mary Washington, Dr. Farnsworth has won three campus-wide teaching awards.Return To People & Partners