BiographyKirk frequently serves as a media commentator and has served as an analyst for CNN during Presidential election debates over the past 10 years. Additionally, she consults with national and multinational corporations on public policy and leadership. Kirk has been especially intrigued over her career with the adoption and adaptation of new media technology and its impact on our culture.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Kirk is the author of several award-winning books and articles, including Political Empiricism: Communications Strategies in State and Regional Elections; and two co-edited books with David Slayden: Hate Speech, a book analyzing implications for hate discourse in public communication, and Solo Acts: The Death of Discourse in a Wired World.
Ethics, travel, everything political, and my dog