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Michael M Binder

Associate Professor | Faculty Director, Public Opinion Research Lab

Political Science & Public Administration | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

American Politics, State and Local Politics, Public Opinion, Elections, Voting Behavior, Initiatives and Referenda
 

Education

Ph. D. Political Science, University of California, San Diego, 2010
Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Program in Quantitative Methods, 2006 & 2007
M.A. Political Science, San Diego State University, 2003
B.A. Political Science, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, 1998

Biography

Awards

UNF Faculty Development Teaching Grant, 2015 ($8,073.75)

UNF Teaching Online Tool Essentials, 2013

UNF Certified Online Instructor, 2012

SPSA Artinian Award 2012 ($250)

Stanford, Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2010-2011 ($44,000)

Stanford, Bill Lane Center for the American West, Research Fellowship 2009-2010 ($26,000)

UCSD, Dean’s Social Science Travel Grant 2010 ($250)

UCSD, Mark Twain Teaching Fellowship, 2004-2008

APSA Travel Grant 2008 ($300)

Best Graduate Student Paper in State Politics, APSA 2007

SDSU, College of Arts and Letters: Outstanding Faculty Service Award 2007

APSA and Pi Sigma Alpha: Outstanding Teaching in Political Science 2007

California State University: Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council, ICPSR Travel Grant 2007 ($1500)

UCSD, ICPSR Travel Grant, 2006 ($650), 2007 ($500) 

SDSU, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts: Faculty/Student Mentoring Program Honoree, 2004

SDSU, Dept of Political Science: Outstanding Use of Advanced Research Methods in the Graduate Program 2003 – 2004

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Selected External Contracts and Grants (More than $1,300,000)

2017 thru 2019 – IUPUI Contractor for NSF Policing Surveys: $89,625

2019 – FDOT – Click It or Ticket Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2019 – FDOT – DUI Awareness Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2019 – FDOT – DUI Motorcycle Safety Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2019 – FDOT – Pedestrian Safety Surveys and Reports: $80,000

2019 – UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government – SHAPE: $35,948

2018 – FDOT – Click It or Ticket Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2018 – FDOT – DUI Awareness Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2018 – FDOT – DUI Motorcycle Safety Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2018 – JSO – Community Survey: $35,000 

2018 – USF – Putnam County Sexual Education Opinion Surveys: $9,500

2018 – JAA – Customer Satisfaction Analysis: $5,000

2018 – JPEF – Annual Public Education Perceptions Poll: $13,500

2018 – Pinellas County School Board – Neighborhood Surveys: $18,400

2018 – UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government – DECAL: $14,964

2018 – COJ – JazzFest Economic Impact: $7,500

2018 – AutoQuotes – Customer Satisfaction: $4,500

2017 – FDOT – Click It or Ticket Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2017 – FDOT – DUI Awareness Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2017 – FDOT – DUI Motorcycle Safety Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2017 – “J” Magazine – Downtown Jacksonville Survey: $9,500

2017 – Clay County – Quality of Life Survey: $8,600

2017 – USF – Multi FL County Sexual Education Opinion Surveys: $15,000

2017 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of 26.2 with Donna: $5,000

2017 – JPEF – Annual Public Education Perceptions Poll: $13,500

2017 – JPEF – Annual Public Education Perceptions Poll: $23,500

2017 – AutoQuotes – Customer Satisfaction: $4,500

2016 – JSO – Community Survey: $35,000

2016 – FDOT – Click It or Ticket Public Opinion Surveys: $90,000

2016 – FDOT – DUI Awareness Public Opinion Surveys: $56,075

2016 – Duval County Sexual Education Opinion Surveys: $9,000

2016 – USF – Multi FL County Sexual Education Opinion Surveys: $15,000

2015 – FDOT – Click It or Ticket Public Opinion Surveys: $90,000

2015 – FDEP – Social Impacts of Ecosystem Change in Apalachicola: $34,500

2015 – Healthy Schools Sexual Education Community Survey: $19,000

2015 – Visit Jacksonville Multi-State Survey: $16,000

2015 – Visit Jacksonville/St. Johns TDC Economic Impact of TPC: $6,000

2015 – Next Gen Sexual Education Community Survey 2015: $9,750

2015 – Palms Presbyterian Membership Survey: $3,000

2015 – CDC Jacksonville PLAY: $1,750

2014 – Jacksonville Public Education Fund Survey: $13,500

2014 – Jacksonville Area Legal Aid: $8,750

2014 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of Country SuperFest: $6,000

2014 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of JazzFest: $4,300

2014 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of Rockville: $4,100

2014 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of OneSpark: $4,500

2014 – Visit Jacksonville Economic Impact of 26.2 with Donna: $3,725

2014 – UNF Student Government Statewide Survey: $8,000

2013 – Jacksonville Public Education Fund Survey: $13,500

2013 – Cummer Museum Community Survey: $11,600

Publications & Presentations

Florida and the 2016 Election of Donald J. Trump.(with Matthew Corrigan) University of Florida Press. 2019.

 

“Firearm Violence and Effects on Concealed Gun Carrying: Large Debate and Small Effects” (with Jeremy Carter) Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2018. Vol. 33(19): 3025-3052. DOI: 10.1177/0886260516633608.

 

“Assessing Community Support for Comprehensive Sexual Health Education in High-risk Florida Schools” (with Kimberly Walker, Ellen Shafer, Danielle Quichocho and Karen Maziarz) Florida Public Health Review.2017. Vol. 14: 90-98.

 

“Parties Without Brands? Evidence from California’s 1878-79 Constitutional Convention” (with Vladimir Kogan) Studies in American Political Development, 2017. Vol. 31(April): 1-20. DOI: 10.1017/S0898588X17000025.

 

“The Differential Effects of Initiatives and Voter Referenda on Voter Turnout in the United States, 1890 – 2008” (with Matthew Childers) Chapman Law Review, 2016. Vol. 19(1): 35-60.

 

“Campaigns and the Mitigation of Framing Effects on Voting Behavior: A Natural and Field Experiment” (with Matthew Childers and Natalie Johnson) Political Behavior, 2015. Vol. 37(3): 703-722.

 

“Mobilizing Latino Voters: The Impact of Language and Co-Ethnic Policy Leadership” (with Vladimir Kogan, Thad Kousser and Costas Panagopoulos) American Politics Research, 2014. Vol. 42(3): 677-699.

 

“Engaged by the Initiative? How the Use of Citizen Initiatives Increase Voter Turnout” (with Matthew Childers) Political Research Quarterly, 2012. Vol. 65 (1): 93-103.

 

 “Shortcuts to Deliberation: How Cues Reshape the Role of Information in Direct Democracy Voting” (with Cheryl Boudreau and Thad Kousser), California Western Law Review, 2011. Vol. 48 (Fall) Issue 1.

 

“How GAVEL Changed Politics in Colorado’s General Assembly” (with Vlad Kogan and Thad Kousser) in State of Change: Colorado Politics in the Twenty-first Century, editors John Straayer, Robert Duffy and Courtenay Daum, University of Colorado Press, 2011. 

 

“Constitutional Reform in California: The Surprising Divides” (with Tammy Frisby and Thad Kousser), California Journal of Politics and Policy, 2010 Vol. 2 (2) Article 5.

 

“Information, Misinformation and Political Participation” (with Kenneth White, Richard Ledet and C. Richard Hofstetter), The American Review of Politics, 2006. Vol. 27 (Spring): 71-90.

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