People Research Faculty
Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media
Ph.D. 2016 University of California, Santa Barbara (Communication)
Ariel Hasell is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. Broadly, her research focuses on digital media, public opinion, and public engagement with politics and science. She uses quantitative methodologies to examine how an individual’s choice of news media content influences various attitudes and behaviors, including information evaluation, motivations to process and share information, and the formation of policy preferences. Her dissertation examined the influence of digital social signals on the transmission, selection, and framing of political news information in social media.
5370 North Quad
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1285
University of Michigan Online Directory listing
Please also see Ariel Hasell’s Personal Website.
Hasell, A., Lyons, B. A., Tallapragada, M., & Jamieson, K. H. (2020). Improving GM Consensus Acceptance Through Reduced Reactance and Climate Change-based Message Targeting. Environmental Communication, 1-17. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2020.1746377
Hasell, A., & Stroud, N. J. (2020). The differential effects of knowledge on perceptions of genetically modified food safety. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 32(1), 111-131. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/edz020
Lyons, B., Hasell, A., Tallapragada, M., Jamieson, K.H. (2019). Conversion messages and attitude change: Strong arguments, not costly signals. Public Understanding of Science, ahead of print, doi: 10.1177/0963662518821017
Lyons, B., Hasell, A., & Stroud, N.J. (2018). Enduring Extremes? Polar Vortex, Drought, and Climate Change Beliefs. Environmental Communication, 12(7), 876-894. doi: 10.1080/17524032.2018.1520735