Raymond J. Pingree

Assistant Professor, Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University

Raymond J. Pingree

About me

I'm a quantitative communication researcher and a former professional software engineer. My research is on political communication, new media, and journalism, and aims to find points of leverage by which better communication could improve the quality of our democracy.

Research areas


Programming background and technical skills

Prior to graduate school, I was a professional software engineer and manager specializing in interactive user interfaces. My skills from this former career continue to be useful for teaching and research, and include desktop application programming technologies such as C++ and Java; web design interface technologies such as HTML / XHTML / HTML5, CSS / CSS3, and Javascript; and web back-end technologies such as PHP, SQL, and AJAX.