Adam Chiara is an assistant professor of communication at the University of Hartford. He is also a contributor for The Hill where he writes about social media and politics. Over the years, Adam has worked in a variety of positions in the field of communication. As a freelance video journalist, he covered stories for several media outlets in the Hartford area. He also spent time at Yale University’s Rudd Center (now UConn Rudd Center), where he created educational videos, infographics, and maintained the social media presence for the research center. Additionally, he has managed political campaigns and worked several years at the Connecticut General Assembly, giving him an extensive background in politics, public policy, and legislative process.