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Jim Henson

Director of the Texas Politics Project
Henson is a lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin and directs the Texas Politics Project at the university, which seeks to increase engagement in Texas politics. He is a founder and co-director of the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll, the only open-source statewide survey of public opinion in Texas. Henson is also the co-author of a Texas politics web-based textbook.