Christine B. Williams is Professor of Government at Bentley College. Her research area is political communication, with an emphasis on new and emerging technologies. She currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of e-Government and on the Meetup Politics & Governance Advisory Council. Her work has appeared in academic publications such as the Journal of Political Marketing, the Journal of Direct, Data and Digital Marketing Practice, and the International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society; in trade and professional association publications such as Campaigns & Elections and IEEE Computer; as well as in national and regional news media outlets in the United States. Professor Williams holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Indiana University.