Amber E. Boydstun is an associate professor in political science with expertise in American institutions, public policy, political communication and political psychology. Her research bridges across disciplines, with much of her work co-authored with scholars from psychology, journalism, and computer science. She works with scholars across the globe as a member of the Comparative Agendas Project, a collaborative enterprise by political science and policy scholars to measure international government outputs. She serves on the editorial boards for the journal Political Communication and for the Women Also Know Stuff initiative. Most recently, she co-chaired the 2016 Visions in Methodology Conference.