Ke Maddie Huang-Isherwood is a licensed attorney and social science scholar. Her research areas are at the intersection of communication and law, especially communication law, conflict management and resolution, and legal portrayals in mass communication. Ke employs organizational communication and media psychology theories, and quantitative methodologies. Her previous survey research and social intervention work has been funded by the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society and the Banatao Institute, University of California Davis, and University of Minnesota Law School. She has presented her scholarship at the International Communication Association conferences and the Peter G. Hall Conference on Statistics and Machine Learning, and published her articles and reviews in the International Journal of Communication, Journal of American College Health, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, among others.

As a Portuguese national of Chinese descent who has resided in the United States for over a decade, Ke is experienced in mentoring and teaching students of diverse backgrounds. She has advanced degrees in film and television (UCLA, MFA, 2010), law (University of Minnesota Twin Cities, JD, 2015), and communication (UC Davis, MA, 2019), as well as relevant professional experiences, and, as such, is exceptionally qualified to counsel students pursuing various professional and research goals.