Jason Barabas

Department of Political Science

Stony Brook University

Social & Behavioral Sciences, 7th Floor

Stony Brook, NY 11794

631-632-4304 (office)

631-632-4116 (fax)

jason.barabas "at" stonybrook.edu


Dr. Barabas is currently a faculty member in the Department of Political Science at Stony Brook University. His Ph.D. is from Northwestern University and he has held postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard and Princeton. Please visit the links on the left to learn more about his research and teaching interests in the subfields of American Politics, Methodology, Political Psychology, and Public Policy. 


Article on State of the Union addresses (Barabas 2008, Presidential Studies Quarterly) was mentioned in a Washington Post online blog post before President Obama's 2013 SOTU address. 

"Partisan Perceptual Bias and the Information Environment" received an honorable mention for the best paper award from the Political Psychology section of the American Political Science Association in 2011. Click here for the paper, co-authored with Jennifer Jerit, which appeared in a 2012 edition of the Journal of Politics.

"Comparing Contemporaneous Laboratory and Field Experiments on Media Effects" won the best paper award from the Experiments section of the American Political Science Association in 2012. It was also selected as the Roberta Sigel best paper award winner in 2012 from the International Society for Political Psychology. Click here for the paper, co-authored with Jennifer Jerit and Scott Clifford, which appeared in Public Opinion Quarterly.