Political Science and Criminal Justice

Lori Weber, PhD

Lori M. Weber has been a faculty member in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice since 1999. Dr. Weber earned her doctorate in Political Science from University of Colorado at Boulder. Her research and teaching interests include political methodology, civic engagement, food politics, and public opinion and deliberative democratic theory. She has studied abroad in Turkey, England, Germany and most recently has taught in a study abroad program in Italy. In addition to her academic work, she also serves on several nonprofit boards in the North State. She is a board member of Slow Food Shasta Cascade, a North State chapter of Slow Food USA, which co-sponsors a year-round farmers market in Red Bluff, California. In addition, she is board member of Slow Theatre, a local theatre organization which produces a yearly free theatre festival and whose programming includes providing theatre instruction for at-risk youth, community discussion forums, and play readings at local bookstores.
Portrait of Lori Weber, PhD