Office: 209 Dale Hall Tower
Research Fields: Public Opinion, Mass Media, and Campaigns, Elections, & Voting
B.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Tyler Johnson is an Associate Professor, teaching courses in American political behavior (including mass media, campaigns and elections, and public opinion). Originally from Streamwood, Illinois, he joined the department in 2009 after receiving his BA in Political Science from Northwestern University and his PhD in Political Science from Texas A&M University. Tyler also serves as the Director of Graduate Studies and directs the Cortez A.M. Ewing Public Service Fellowship. Tyler's research agenda focuses on how information (be it media coverage, campaign advertising, or a candidate's biography) affects attitudes toward political actors and issues.