Sophia A. McClennen

Sophia A. McClennen is Professor of International Affairs and Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. She writes on the intersections between culture, politics, and society. Her latest book, co-authored with Remy M. Maisel, is, Is Satire Saving Our Nation? Mockery and American Politics.

Jon Stewart, defender of American values: How comedians are redefining patriotism now Sophia A. McClennen
Can Democrats win in 2020 by attacking Trump? A new study says no Sophia A. McClennen
Islamophobia is about politics, not faith: New study explores impact on 2020 elections Sophia A. McClennen
Samantha Bee's brutal Trump taunts: Why her Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner is necessary Sophia A. McClennen
The Mueller Report has become the left's Benghazi Sophia A. McClennen
Why is it so threatening to say Muslim lives matter? Sophia A. McClennen
Trump vs. "SNL": A political comedy Americans are actually watching Sophia A. McClennen
The one thing that should really worry you about the 2020 election Sophia A. McClennen
5 ways the 2020 election will be shaped by late night comedy Sophia A. McClennen
Lessons from Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9": Establishment Democrats sold out the voters Sophia A. McClennen
Michael Moore's terrifying "Fahrenheit 11/9": Trump is the symptom, not the disease Sophia A. McClennen
We don’t need to "rethink college" — we need to rethink the arguments against it Sophia A. McClennen
Trump's war on words and the failures of a "weaponized" defense Sophia A. McClennen
How we talk about Iran matters — and not just Trump's "BE CAUTIOUS!" tweets Sophia A. McClennen
The genius of Sacha Baron Cohen: 5 comedy strategies that make his insane interviews work Sophia A. McClennen