Mark Owens

Associate Professor of Political Science

In addition to teaching, Mark is the Director of the UT Tyler Center for Opinion Research.

Mark's analysis on how Texas is changing politically has been cited by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, FiveThirtyEight, The New York Times, Austin American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News, Texas Tribune and more.

His research on American political institutions and public opinion has been published in American Politics Research, BMJ Open, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Congress & the Presidency, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of Political Institutions and Political Economy, Journal of Affective Disorders, and PS: Political Science and Politics. In 2015 and 2016, Mark worked as an APSA Congressional fellow.