Awards and Honors
- Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, 2019, Top Paper Award: Political Communication Division
- NYSCA Annual Conference, 2015, Top Paper Award
PhD, Howard University, Washington, DC, 2010
Mass Communication & Media Studies
MA, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2003
BA, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, 2001
Research and Creative Works
Global Conflict and Communication; News and American Politics; Propaganda and Hate Speech; Political-Economy of Media Systems
COM 111: Introduction to Communication
COM 113: Media, Culture, and Society
COM 200: Public Speaking
COM 213: Intercultural Communication
COM 228: Writing for Convergent Tech
COM 239: Milestones in Commun Rsrch
COM 245: Commctn and Popular Culture
COM 297: The Dark Side of Communication
COM 336: Propaganda
COM 393: Intern Program I
COM 393: Internship Program I
COM 393: Internship Program l
COM 394: Internship Program II
COM 395: Independent Study in Comm.
COS 113: Media, Culture, and Society
COS 114: Introduction to Mass Media
COS 313: The Dark Side of Communication
COS 336: Propaganda
COS 393: Internship Program l
COS 394: Internship Program II
COS 396: Topics: Media v Government
COS 481: Language and Power
SPE 203: Persuasive Speaking
UNV 101: First-Year Smnr Unvrsty Cmmnty
Publications and Presentations
Social Networks and the Challenge of Hate Disguised as Fear and Politics
Klein, A. G. (2021). Journal for Deradicalization.
Social media at a crossroads: Confronting Political Extremism
Klein, A. G. (2021, February). https://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/responses/social-media-at-a-crossroads-confronting-political-extremism
Loaded words: NRATV and the Making of Liberal America as a Public Enemy
Klein, A. G. (2020). Journal of Contemporary Rhetoric.
Social networks aim to erase hate but miss the target on guns
Klein, A. G. (2020, June). https://theconversation.com/social-networks-aim-to-erase-hate-but-miss-the-target-on-guns-142121
From Twitter to Charlottesville: Analyzing the Fighting Words between the Alt-Right and Antifa
Klein, A. G. (2019). International Journal of Communication. Vol 13 , pages 297-318.
Fear more than hate feeds online bigotry and real-world violence
Klein, A. G. (2018, November). https://theconversation.com/fear-more-than-hate-feeds-online-bigotry-and-real-world-violence-106988
How Online Hate Infiltrates Social Media and Politics
Klein, A. G. (2017, February). https://www.salon.com/2017/03/21/how-online-hate-infiltrates-social-media-and-politics_partner/
Threshold Event: Exploring a Commercial Sponsorship of LGBT Rights During the Sochi Olympics. (Special Issue on Social Science and the Olympic Games)
Klein, A. G. (2016). Cogent Social Sciences. Vol 2 , pages 1-18.
Using the “Wife-Beater” Shirt to Teach about Hegemony and Counterhegemony
Klein, A. G. (2016). Communication Teacher. Vol 30 (Issue 3) , pages 100-105.
Vigilante Media: Unveiling Anonymous and the Hacktivist Persona in the Global Press
Klein, A. G. (2015). Communication Monographs. Vol 82 (Issue 3) , pages 379-401.
"Participatory Media Impact on the Arab Spring"
Klein, A. G. (2014). University Press of America. , pages 182-203.
Measuring Media Compliance and Divergence in the Nondemocratic Press System
Klein, A. G. (2012). Communication Monographs. Vol 79 (Issue 1) , pages 115-136.
Slipping Racism into the Mainstream: A Theory of Information Laundering
Klein, A. G. (2012). Communication Theory. Vol 22 (Issue 4) , pages 427-448.
A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement's Adaptation into Cyberspace
Klein, A. G. (2010, June). A Space for Hate: The White Power Movement's Adaptation into Cyberspace.Sacramento, CA , USA : Litwin Books, LLC. , pages 220.
Characterizing “the Enemy”: Zionism and Islamism in the Iranian and Israeli Press
Klein, A. G. (2009). Communication, Culture & Critique. Vol 2 (Issue 3) , pages 387-406.
Counterframing Public Dissent: Analysis of Antiwar coverage in the U.S. Media
Klein, A. G., Byerly, C. & McEachern, T. (2009). Critical Studies in Media Communication. Vol 26 (Issue 4) , pages 331-350.
Professional Contributions and Service
- International Communication Association
- National Communication Association
- New York State Communication Association