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Jason Barabas

Associate Professor

Tel: 850-644-7595
Office: 554 Bellamy Building
Email: jason.barabas [at] fsu.edu
Website: http://www.jasonbarabas.com/

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000. Principal research and teaching interests are in the areas of public policy, methodology, American politics, and public opinion.

Research Agenda:

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.

Graduate Courses:

Advanced Statistics and Research Methods
Statistics for Health Policy Research
Public Policy Analysis
Health Care Regulation
Political Behavior
Political Deliberation
Information, the Media, and Democracy
The Legislative Process

Undergraduate Courses:

Introduction to the Discipline-Methods
American Politics and the Mass Media
Politics and Public Policy
Politics of Investing and Privatization
Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior