Charles Barrilleaux


Charles Barrilleaux is a LeRoy Collins Professor of Political Science. His research and teaching focus on public policy, health policy and politics, as well as state and local politics. He was President of the State Politics and Policy Section of the APSA from 2015-2017. Barrilleaux held the chair of the department from 2014-2020.

Selected Publications

Barrilleaux, C. and C. Rainey. 2014. “The Politics of Need: Examining Governors’ Decisions to Oppose the Medicaid ‘Obamacare’ Expansion.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly.

Barrilleaux, C. Reenock and M. Souva. 2017. Democratic Policymaking. Cambridge.

Swanson, J. and C. Barrilleaux. 2018. “State Government Preemption of Local Government Decisions Through the State Courts.” Urban Affairs.

Charles Barrilleaux

LeRoy Collins Professor

Specialization: State Politics and Policy, Health Policy, Urban Politics

Areas of Interest: Public Policy, American Politics

Bellamy 547 (Wednesday: 2-3 p.m., or by appointment)

Curriculum Vitae