Kevin Coe portrait
  • Professor, Communication


  • B.A., Communications and Speech Communication, University of Washington
  • M.A., Communication, University of Washington
  • Ph.D., Speech Communication, University of Illinois


Kevin Coe is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah. Professor Coe’s research employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to better understand political communication, news media, and public opinion. He is the coauthor of two books, The Ubiquitous Presidency: Presidential Communication and Digital Democracy in Tumultuous Times (Oxford, 2021, with Joshua Scacco) and The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America (Oxford, 2010, with David Domke), as well as numerous research articles. Professor Coe teaches courses on media, strategic communication, political communication, and content analysis. He is from Tacoma, Washington, and is a product of the Tacoma Public Schools.