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.

Donald Trump; Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders isn't too "fragile" a candidate to run against Donald Trump Sophia A. McClennen
Bernie Sanders
The "Bernie Blackout" appears to be over: How will the media cover the Sanders campaign now? Sophia A. McClennen
The real outrage of the Afghanistan war papers that no one wants to talk about Sophia A. McClennen
Bowling For Columbine; Michael Moore
Why Michael Moore's "Bowling for Columbine" matters now more than ever Sophia A. McClennen
Trevor Noah; Michael Che; Samantha Bee; Seth Meyers
Why we need serious Trump jokes: From "SNL" to Colbert, comedians make sense out of impeachment Sophia A. McClennen
College Student; Stress
Why are college students so stressed out? It's not because they're "snowflakes" Sophia A. McClennen
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA); Former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Why the "political center" is a dangerous myth — and how it could cost Democrats the 2020 election Sophia A. McClennen
Donald Trump North Carolina Rally
Racism, Inc.: How Donald Trump profits from xenophobia Sophia A. McClennen
Donald Trump Stock Photo Model Ad
Will lies win the 2020 election? Sophia A. McClennen
Jon Stewart House Judiciary Committee
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
Anti-Muslim Protestor
Islamophobia is about politics, not faith: New study explores impact on 2020 elections Sophia A. McClennen
Samantha Bee
Samantha Bee's brutal Trump taunts: Why her Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner is necessary Sophia A. McClennen
William Barr; Robert Mueller; Donald Trump
The Mueller Report has become the left's Benghazi Sophia A. McClennen
Muslim Ban Protest
Why is it so threatening to say Muslim lives matter? Sophia A. McClennen