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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

JoBeth Shafran

MA, University of Texas at Austin (2011); MA, West Virginia University (2008); BA, West Virginia University (2006)


JoBeth is a doctoral candidate in Government at the University of Texas at Austin.  Her research centers on policy processes, subsystem policy making, the federal bureaucracy, and congressional-bureaucratic interactions. She is specifically interested in information sharing in the policy process, who supplies information to Congress and its effects on problem definitions.  JoBeth comes to UT-Austin from West Virginia University, where she completed a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science with an emphasis on Public Policy. 


American politics; public policy theories and processes; federal bureaucracy; energy policy
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