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Carol S. Weissert

LeRoy Collins Eminent Scholar and Chair of Civic Education and
Political Science

Tel: 850.644.7320
Office: 226 Bellamy Building
Email: cweisser@fsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Background:

Ph.D. University of North Carolina, 1989. Major research interests include Federalism, State Politics, Public Policy, Health Policy.

Research Agenda:

Professor Weissert’s career has focused largely on issues relating to federalism, intergovernmental relations, state politics, and health policy. She is the editor of Publius: the Journal of Federalism, the premier journal on international research on federalism and intergovernmental relations. The third edition of her co-authored book, Governing Health: The Politics of Health Policy, was published in 2006-2007 along with book chapters on Medicaid waivers, Florida health policy, and federal allocation of policy responsibilities. Current research projects address the policy and intergovernmental importance of federal grant waivers, state-local relationships and vertical policy diffusion from state to federal government.

Undergraduate Courses:

POS 3122: State Politics
POS 1041 American National Government

Graduate Courses:

PUP 5006: Policy Implementation and Evaluation
POS 5127 Seminar in State Politics