The Political Communication Institute (PCI) at the University of Missouri develops knowledge and promotes greater understanding of how communication functions in the practice of politics and achievement of democracy. Primary activities of the Institute include conducting original research, sponsoring educational programs, and promoting citizen engagement in political and civic affairs. The PCI is housed within the Department of Communication, a unit of the College of Arts & Science at the University of Missouri.
Events & Announcements
PCI Faculty Brian Houston and Mitchell McKinney, Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows, analyze use of Twitter during 2012 presidential campaign.
PCI Faculty Brian Houston is guest on NPR’s Science Friday to discuss social media’s influence on politics.
PCI Faculty provide commentary and analysis for state, national and international media.