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John Ryan

John Barry Ryan

Associate Professor

PhD, University of California, Davis

N-711, Social and Behavioral Sciences Building
Department of Political Science
4392 SUNY
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4392  

P: (631) 632-7648
F: 
(631) 632-4116
john.ryan@stonybrook.edu

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  • Biography

    Biography

    John Barry Ryan is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University. He is currently the department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies. He is a member of the interdisciplinary Center for Behavioral Political Economy. He graduated from Boston College in 2001 with a BA in Communications and received his PhD. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis in 2009.

  • Research

    Research

    John’s research interests focus on political behavior, political communication, social networks, campaigns, and voting behavior. Some of his past works have focused on the effects of polarization in American politics in regards to public opinion and how social communication shapes voting decisions.

  • Publications

    Publications - Articles

    James Druckman, Samara Klar, Yanna Krupnikov, Matt Levendusky and John Barry Ryan (2020)“Affective polarization, local contexts and public opinion in America” Nature Human Behavior

    Jonathan Kingzette, James Druckman, Samara Klar, Yanna Krupnikov, Matt Levendusky and John Barry Ryan (accepted) “How Affective Polarization Undermines Support for Democratic Norms” Public Opinion Quarterly

    James Druckman, Samara Klar, Yanna Krupnikov, Matt Levendusky and John Barry Ryan (accepted) “(Mis-)Estimating Affective Polarization” Journal of Politics

    James Druckman, Samara Klar, Yanna Krupnikov, Matt Levendusky and John Barry Ryan (accepted) “How Affective Polarization Shape Americans’ Political Beliefs: A Study of Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” Journal of Experimental Political Science

    John Barry Ryan, Talbot Andrews, Tracy Goodwin and Yanna Krupnikov (2020) “When Trust Matters: The Case of Gun Control” Political Behavior

    Patrick Kraft, Yanna Krupnikov, Kerri Milita, John Barry Ryan and Stuart Soroka (2020) “Social Media and the Changing Information Environment: Sentiment Differences in Read Versus Recirculated News Content.” Public Opinion Quarterly

    Publications - Books

    Ahn, T., Huckfeldt, R., & Ryan, J. (2014). Experts, Activists, and Democratic Politics: Are Electorates Self-Educating ? (Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology). Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781107706156

  • Teaching

    Teaching

    Undergraduate: Next Offered: Fall 2021
    POL 102: Introduction to American Government POL 102: Introduction to American Government
    POL 201: Introduction to Statistical Methods in Political Science POL 602: Applied Data Analysis I
    POL 368: Social Networks and Politics  
    Graduate:  
    POL 564: Social Influences  
    POL 602: Applied Data Analysis I  
    POL 605: Foundations - American Politics  
    POL 617: Electoral Behavior  
    POL 626: Social Networks  
    POL 673: Advanced Topics - American Politics I  
  • News

    News

    Unmasking Pandemic Partisanship

    Associate Professors Yanna Krupnikov and John Ryan discuss Americans and politics with Fox5NY

    Associate Professors Yanna Krupnikov and John Ryan write an Op-Ed in the New York Times.