Weber, Lori

MPA Coordinator

Office: Butte 733
Phone: 898-4504

Professor Weber received her PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has taught political methodology and public opinion courses at Chico State since 1999. Her teaching and research interests are in the fields of American politics and methodology. Professor Weber received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Dissertation Enhancement award for her dissertation on "The Effects of Democratic Deliberation on Political Tolerance." She has published several book chapters on the 1992 Perot movement and the Reform Party. She also has published articles in scholarly journals on political participation, deliberative democracy, and electronic democracy. Currently, Professor Weber is involved in an NSF-funded research project based at Carnegie Mellon University that investigates face-to-face and online citizen deliberation. Professor Weber, along with Sharon Barrios, is a faculty editor and adviser for Studium : The California State University Student Journal of Politics.