Matthew T. Pietryka

Matthew T. Pietryka

Associate Professor of Political Science

Florida State University

I am an associate professor in the Florida State University political science department.

My research examines how individuals’ political attitudes and voting behavior are influenced by the people around them.

I teach courses on political behavior, political psychology, media and politics, social network analysis, research methods, and R programming.

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You can download a pdf of my curriculum vitae here.


  • Political behavior
  • Political communication
  • Social networks
  • Survey research


  • PhD in Political Science, 2012

    University of California, Davis

  • BA in Political Science, 2006

    Western Michigan University