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Kenneth Bryant, Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science

College of Arts and Science

UT Tyler

Dr. Kenneth Bryant Jr. is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Tyler, where he has been a member of the faculty since 2017. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Missouri, Columbia, an M.A. in Political Science from the same institution, and a B.A. in Political Science from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Bryant is the co-author of "Battle for the Heart of Texas: Political Change in the Electorate" and "Game of Politics: Conflict, Power, & Representation". His scholarly contributions include a chapter in "Political Authority, Social Control and Public Policy" and a journal article in "Critical Issues in Justice and Politics". Dr. Bryant has also written op-eds for the Austin American-Statesman and produced reports and guides related to race, racism, social justice, and belonging for UT Tyler Athletics. He has presented his research at conferences throughout the country, including the American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association, and the Western Political Science Association.