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Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Bryan Gervais is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science & Geography and Coordinator of the Digital Politics Studio (DPS) at UTSA. His areas of specialization are political communication and political psychology.

He is the author of Reactionary Republicanism: How the Tea Party in the House Paved the Way for Trump’s Victory (Oxford University Press) with Irwin Morris. His journal publications have appeared in Political Psychology; Political Communication; PS: Political Science & Politics; Politics, Groups, and Identities; Social Science Quarterly; International Journal of Public Opinion Research; and Journal of Information Technology and Politics.

Dr. Gervais earned his Ph.D. in Government & Politics at the University of Maryland.

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Research in Progress

Dr. Gervais' current research focuses on the effects of exposure to political incivility and the connection between uncivil discourse and anti-deliberative attitudes.

Recent Publications

A  list of Dr. Gervais' publications can be found here.


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