Jason C. Coronel
School of Communication
The Ohio State University
154 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
email: coronel.4@osu.edu
Professional History
Assistant Professor
2015-Present            The Ohio State University
                                 School of Communication
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2013-2015                    University of Pennsylvania
                                   Annenberg School for Communication
                                   NSF IBSS Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Communication Neuroscience Lab

Postdoctoral Research Associate
2012-2013                    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
                                   Department of Psychology
                                   Postdoctoral Research Associate in
Cognition and Brain Lab
Educational Background and Degrees Awarded
2005-2012          University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
                         Ph.D. in Political Science
                         Thesis: "Memory and Voting: Neuropsychological and Electrophysiological Investigations of Voters Remembering Political Events"
                         Chair: James H. Kuklinski
                         Political Science Committee: Brian J Gaines, Thomas J. Rudolph
                         Cognitive Neuroscience Committee: Neal J. Cohen, Kara D. Federmeier, Brian D. Gonsalves                      
2003-2004          London School of Economics and Political Science
                         MSc, with Merit, Philosophy of the Social Sciences
1999-2003         DePaul University
                        BA, with Honors, Political Science, Economics, and Applied Mathematics

*indicates graduate student co-author

Coronel, J.C., and Sweitzer, M.D*. (2018). Remembering political messages in dynamic information environments: Insights from eye movements. Human Communication Research, 44, 374-398.

*MckNight, J., and Coronel, J.C. (2017). Evaluating scientists as sources of science information: Evidence from eye movementsJournal of Communication, 67, 565-585.
Coronel, J.C., and Federmeier, K.D. (2016). The N400 reveals how personal semantics is processed: Insights into the nature and organization of self-knowledgeNeuropsychologia, 84, 36-43.

Falk, E.B., Cascio, C.N., and Coronel, J.C. (2015). Neural prediction of communication-relevant outcomes. Communication Methods and Measures, 9, 30-54.

Coronel, J.C., Federmeier, K.D., and Gonsalves, B.D. (2014). Event-related potential evidence suggesting voters remember political events that never happened. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 9(3), 358-366.

Coronel, J.C., and Federmeier, K.D. (2014). Task demands modulate decision and eye movement responses in the chimeric face test: Examining the right hemisphere processing account. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 229. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00229

Coronel, J.C., Duff, M.C., Warren, D.E., Gonsalves, B.D., Federmeier, K.D., Tranel, D.T., and Cohen, N.J. (2012). Remembering and voting: Theory and evidence from amnesic patients. American Journal of Political Science, 56(4), 837-848.
Coronel, J.C., and Kuklinski, J.H. (2012). Political psychology at Stony Brook: A retrospective. Critical Review, 24(2),185-198.

NSF 1306017: Using Neural Activity to Predict Behavior in Response to Persuasive Messages
SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Behavioral Social Science
Fellow: Jason C. Coronel
Sponsoring Scientist: Emily Falk
Amount: $211,000 (salary and research funds)

Investigating Counterarguing Responses to Anti-smoking Messages using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
UPenn NIH-FDA Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science Pilot Project Funding Opportunity
Co-Principal Investigator: Jason C. Coronel
Amount: $17,597

Honors and Awards

2017            Top Paper Award in the Communication Science and Biology Division
                   International Communication Association

2013-2015    NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Research in Behavioral and Social Sciences

2013            Burkholder Prize for Best Dissertation in the Department of Political Science
                   University of Illinois
2009-2010    Beckman Graduate Fellowship at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
                   University of Illinois

2009            Dissertation Travel Grant
                   University of Illinois
2008            National Institute of Health Fellowship for Training in Event-Related Potentials
                   University of California-Davis
2005-2009    Graduate Fellowship in Political Science
                   University of Illinois
2004            Masters Mark of Distinction in Dissertation
                   London School of Economics and Political Science

Invited Talks

March, 2015. "Political sophistication and gender stereotyping: A comparison of eye movement and self-report measures." Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

March, 2015. "Memory and voting: Neuropsychological and electrophysiological investigations of voters remembering political events." Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania.

October, 2012. "The psychological and neural systems supporting political preferences and decisions." Communication Neuroscience Lab, University of Michigan.

May, 2012. "The psychological and neural systems supporting political preferences and decisions." Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

April, 2012. "Parties, voters, and fear." Cognitive Brown Bag, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois.

December, 2010. "What can the study of lesion patients and ERPs tell us about citizen competence and democratic governance?" Cognitive and Social Neuroscience Approaches to Studying Political Behavior, California Institute of Technology.

May, 2010. "If citizens with severe brain lesions can make rational voting decisions, then so can everybody else." New Faces in Political Methodology, Pennsylvania State University.

April, 2010. "What can the study of lesion patients and ERPs tell use about citizen competence and democratic governance?" Brain and Cognition Brown Bag, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois.

March, 2010. "If citizens with severe brain lesions can make rational voting decisions, then so can everybody else." Beckman Graduate Student Seminar, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois.

Conference Presentations

May 2016, International Communication Association
May 2015, International Communication Association
May 2014, International Communication Association
September 2013, American Political Science Association
April 2013, Midwest Political Science Association
September 2011, Society for Psychophysiological Research
April 2010, Midwest Political Science Association
October 2009, Society for Neuroscience
October 2009, Social and Affective Neuroscience Society

Research Interests
Political Communication, The Role of Memory, Emotion, and Attention in Political Decision Making and Persuasion, The Effects of Political Expertise on Political Cognition and Behavior, Cognitive Neuroscience of Gender and Racial Stereotyping, Health Communication

Additional Training

Lab Manager at the Cognition and Brain Laboratory from August 2010 to January 2011

Teaching Experience

Communication Research Methods

Communication Industry Methods
Risk Communication
Introduction to Public Policy
Introduction to Psychology


Journal Reviewer: Communication Research, Communication Theory, Health Communication, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Experimental Political Science, Political Behavior, American Politics Research

Grant Reviewer: National Science Foundation

Conference Reviewer: International Communication Association 2016, 2017

Professional Memberships

International Communication Association

Society for Psychophysiology
Society for Neuroscience

Communication Science
Emily B. Falk
Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania
phone: (775) 273-8836
email: falk@asc.upenn.edu
Political Science

James H. Kuklinski
Emeritus Professor, Department of Political Science and Institute of Government and Public Affairs
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
phone: (217) 333-9589
email: kuklinsk@illinois.edu

Cognitive Neuroscience

Kara D. Federmeier
Professor, Department of Psychology, Program in Neuroscience, and Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
phone: (217) 333-8303
email: kfederme@illinois.edu