About Us

The Mark and Heather Rosenker Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership at the University of Maryland unites research, education, and public engagement to foster democratic communication by a diverse people.

The Rosenker Center is housed in the Department of Communication - a unit of the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland. Committed to the advancement of a diverse and productive democracy through the study of human communication, the Rosenker Center develops projects and sponsors events designed to explore the nexus between communication behavior and political life. The Rosenker Center is also a resource for the political community, offering expertise, analysis, and commentary about political communication.

Contact Us

For more information about the Mark and Heather Rosenker Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership, contact:

Dr. Shawn J. Parry-Giles, Director
University of Maryland | Department of Communication
4300 Chapel Lane, SKN 2130  | College Park, MD 20742
PH: 301-405-6527  | FX: 301-314-9471  | spg@umd.edu