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Allen Barton

Allen Barton

Visiting Scholar in Sociology at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Location
Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Industry
Research
Current
  1. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
  2. Selfemployed
Previous
  1. Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University
Education
  1. Columbia University in the City of New York
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Visiting Scholar in Sociology

– Present

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Background

Summary

I have taught social research methods at Columbia University for many years - now I am retired and working on my own research projects (mainly library research, searching professional journals on topics that interest me, using the social science citation index, etc.) Topics of interest: spread of economic policy ideas in professional, elite and mass media; methods for studying public opinion; new conceptions of socialism and worker-management in the aftermath of the collapse of Communist systems and the problematic state of social-democratic reformism; theories and research on the role of elites in society.

Specialties:Survey research methods; public opinion research, content analysis of publications.

Experience

Visiting Scholar in Sociology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
– Present (13 years 11 months)

Allowed access to University facilities in my own research, and participate in occasional seminars in my field.

Independent social researcher

Selfemployed
– Present (23 years)

Research on dissemination of ideas, using content analysis of media and citation analysis.
Papers on public opinion concepts and methods.
Review papers for professional publications.

Director

Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University
(15 years)

Supervised research projects on various social institutions, including surveys of elites in US and Yugoslavia. Evaluation study of NYC Neighborhood Government program using surveys of residents of seven Community Planning Districts.

Skills

  • Survey Research
  • Sociology

Education

Columbia University in the City of New York

PhD, Sociology

Specialty, Survey Research, Political Sociology

Activities and Societies: Research Associate, Bureau of Applied Social Research

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