UT Tyler

Political Science

Eric Lopez, ABD

Eric Lopez, ABD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Building: CAS Office 115
Email: elopez@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.7371


  • ABD The University of Arizona. Major field: American Politics. Secondary field: Comparative Politics.
  • M.A. The University of Arizona, 2010. Focus: American Politics.
  • B.A. Texas Christian University, 2007, Political Science and Sociology.


Eric serves as the Pre-Law advisor for the Department of Political Science and History. His area of expertise, both research and teaching, concerns the federal courts - specifically the Circuit Court of Appeals and the development of Constitutional Law. At UT-Tyler, he teaches the following undergraduate courses:


Undergraduate Courses at UT Tyler

  • Introductory Texas Politics
  • Introductory American Government 
  • Constitutional Development
  • Judicial Systems and Processes 
  • American Constitutional Law 
  • The Law of Civil Liberties

Undergraduate Courses at The University of Arizona

  • Arizona and United States Constitution
  • The Judicial Process
  • Constitutional Law, Federalism
  • Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties
  • Minority Groups and American Politics
  • American Political Thought
  • Law and Public Policy

Curriculum Vitae

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