Marie-Louise Mares

Position title: Professor, Department of Communication Arts, UW-Madison


Website: Marie-Louise Mares' website

Marie-Louise Mares (PhD, UW-Madison) is a professor in the Department of Communication Arts. She has served as a consultant to Sesame Workshop, WGBH children’s media, and Common Sense Media.

Research areas

Media use and identity development, including family dynamics with regard to children’s and teens’ developing identities. A focal area of interest includes LGBTQ identities.
Prosocial and educational media use and interpretations
Life-span developmental changes in media use and responses