UD's Dannagal G. Young will be a guest on WHYY's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Radio Times appearance

UD's Young to be guest on Radio Times program Sept. 19


10 a.m., Sept. 18, 2012--The University of Delaware’s Dannagal G. Young, assistant professor of communication and research fellow in the Center for Political Communication, will be a guest on WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Young will be on the air from 11 a.m. to noon alongside Alison Dagnes, associate professor of political science at Shippensburg (Pa.) University who has written a new book titled A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor.

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Young’s research interests include political satire, political media effects, public opinion and the psychology of political humor. She studies the intersection of entertainment and information, including the effects of shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report.

Her scholarly work has explored late-night comedy as a gateway to traditional news and political participation among viewers of late-night comedy.

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