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Melissa Brandon earned her PhD in political communication from Colorado State University in 2023.  Her dissertation focused on how gender-based media coverage effects voters' cognitive processes at the ballot box.  Melissa holds a master's degree in communication from the University of Denver, and undergraduate degrees from Colorado State in journalism and political science.


Melissa brings together a unique set of communications experiences with a background in television journalism, non-profit television production, corporate communication, and academia.


Melissa lives in Denver, Colorado with her family and is always up for a writing challenge. Contact her here or connect with her at:

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