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Emeritus Faculty

Michael M. GantMichael M. Gant

Professor Emeritus

Phone: (865) 974-7045

Professor Gant's CV

Field of Study: American Government (Political Behavior; Public Opinion); Research Methods


  • Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1980


Professor Gant came to the University of Tennessee from Texas A&M University in 1986. He served as Head of the UT Political Science Department from 1989 to 1995 and Director of UT's Social Science Research Institute from 1998 to 2009. He retitred from the University in July 2014 and is currently Professor Emeritus. Professor Gant's main interests are American government, mass political behavior, public opinion and research methods.

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