Dr. Dimitrova's research focuses on Political Communication and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Professor Dimitrova's primary area of interest is cross-cultural media coverage of conflict events, such as wars and terrorist attacks. Publications about international news framing of the 2003 Iraq War and media coverage of national elections in Bulgaria, Sweden and the United States have appeared in leading mass communication journals such as Communication Research and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. Recent articles have examined the use and abuse of online footnotes in academic journals. Since joining the Iowa State faculty, Dr. Dimitrova has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and also co-authored a book. You can see a list of selected publications below. A complete list of publications and research projects is available in her vita.