Rohlinger's research focuses on mass media, political participation, and politics in America. She is the author of Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America (Cambridge University Press, 2015) as well as dozens of book chapters and research articles on social movements and mass media. Her new book, Digital Media and American Society, will be published in 2019 by New York University Press. Rohlinger has appeared on numerous radio and TV programs and written commentary for U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, The American Prospect, and The Conversation. Learn more about Rohlinger at www.deanarohlinger.com.
Outlines how contemporary movements can cultivate relatively strong and weak collective identities among its supporters, and discusses the implications of these identities for electoral politics.
Uses longitudinal data to assess who stayed and who left the Tea Party movement and how this may have helped fuel the Trump-Train in 2016.
Assesses how movements can use Internet Communication Technology to engage average citizens and keep them involved over time.