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Eric Plutzer

Eric Plutzer

Professor

312 Pond Lab
University Park , PA 16802
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Office Phone: (814) 865-6576

Biography:

Professor of Political Science (Ph.D., Washington University, 1987), and Academic Director, PSU Survey Research Center specializes in public opinion, voting, and participation; gender and politics; education policy.  His recent work is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Spencer Foundation and the John Templeton Foundation.  His current project, with Michael Berkman, examines the the evolution-creationism controversy in the United States.  This extends their prior work on how educational policy is responsive to public opinion (Ten Thousand Democracies: Politics and Public Opinion in America‘s School Districts).  Plutzer’s research has been published in journals such as the American Political Science Review, Perspectives on Politics, American Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly and American Politics Research. He teaches classes on public opinion, political behavior, and the statistical analysis of survey data.

Upcoming Events
BDSS IGERT Speaker Series - IGERT Trainees on Summer Externship Experiences Oct 06, 2014 12:10 PM - 01:15 PM — B001 Sparks - the 'Databasement'
CAPR Brown Bag Oct 13, 2014 12:15 PM - 01:30 PM — 302 Pond Lab
Political Science Lecture Series Oct 15, 2014 12:15 PM - 01:45 PM — 302 Pond Lab
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