Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000. Principal research and teaching interests are in the areas of public policy, methodology, American politics, and public opinion.
Dr. Barabas studies how citizens learn about policy issues from the mass media and interpersonal deliberation as well as public attitudes toward privatization in America. Ongoing research projects include the relationship between public opinion and public policy, the effects of the information environment on public knowledge and attitudes, and the politics of stock market investing with an emphasis on private investment accounts.
Advanced Statistics and Research Methods
Introduction to the Discipline-Methods