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Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Director, Cortez A.M. Ewing Public Service Fellowship

Tyler Johnson.

Curriculum Vitae:

Field: American Politics
Office: 209 Dale Hall Tower


  • Ph.D., Texas A&M University
  • B.A., Northwestern 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 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.

Research Interests:

Public Opinion, Mass Media, and Campaigns, Elections, & Voting