Instructional Assistant Professor
Religion and Politics
J. Bryan Cole is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science where he teaches POLS 1336 – US and Texas Constitutional Politics and POLS 1337 – US Federal Government Institutions. His research interests in American politics include political participation, especially elections and voter turnout and behavior. He is also interested in public opinion and religion in politics. His current research concerns the extent to which citizens respond to easier voter registration laws like election day registration.Education
Ph.D., Political Science, The Ohio State University
M.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University
B.A., Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
“Strategic Campaigning, Closeness, and Voter Mobilization in U.S. Presidential Elections." Electoral Studies. 30 (June 2011): 344-352. With Damon M. Cann.