Bryan Gervais, Ph.D.

Director of the UTSA Center for Public Opinion Research, Associate Professor, Political Science and Geography

Bryan Gervais


Dr. Bryan Gervais is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science & Geography and inaugural Director UTSA Center for Public Opinion Research (CPOR) 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.

Research Interests

  • Political Psychology
  • Political Communication

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