Associate Professor, Sociology
PhD (Wisconsin-Madison), MA (Alberta), BA (Alberta)
6-394, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-633-3243
Dr. Shelley Boulianne studies citizens' engagement in civic and political life. She has published several meta-analysis projects and systematic reviews about the role of digital media in political participation. Her research has since expanded to understand a variety of factors that influence patterns of civic and political participation. She is interested in citizens' participation in boycotts, petitions, marches and demonstrations, public consultation exercises, and political talk.
Available to supervise senior students' independent study.
Teaching and Research Interests
Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers
Boulianne, S., Koc-Michalska, K., & Bimber, B. (2020). Right-wing populism, social media and echo chambers in western democracies. New Media & Society, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/1461444819893983
Boulianne, S., Koc-Michalska, K., & Bimber, B. (2020). Mobilizing media: Comparing TV and social media effects on protest mobilization. Information, Communication & Society, 1-23. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2020.1713847
Boulianne, S., Chen, K., & Kahane, D. (2020). Mobilizing mini-publics: The impact of deliberation on civic engagement. Politics, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/0263395720902982
Boulianne, S. & Theocharis, Y. (2020). Young people, digital media and engagement: A meta-analysis of research. Social Science Computer Review, 38(2), 111-127. doi: 10.1177/0894439318814190
Copeland, L. & Boulianne, S. (2020). Political consumerism: A meta-analysis. International Political Science Review, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/0192512120905048
Awards / Grants / Fellowships
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Grant (2019-2023)
Boards / Committees