Larry Gerston, PhD


Gerston, Larry Professor Political Science Bldg/Room/Zip: BT 458 - 0119 Email: Phone: 408-924-5580 Fax: 408-924-5556 SJSU Photographic Services IRC 309 One Washington Square San José, CA 95192-0026 408-924-2855

Professor Emeritus of Political Science, San Jose State University

The Trump Election in Perspective: A Turning Point in American Politics

Professor Gerston has taught Political Science at San Jose State University since 1974. He is also a political analyst on NBC television, Channel 11, and on KCBS Radio.

Included in his academic publications are Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community and California Politics and Government: A Practical Approach. Professor Gerston has also authored The Road to Hana for children and The Costco Experience: An Unofficial Survivors’s Guide.

Professor Gerston has recieved awards from the Peninsula Press Club, Professor of the Year, and the Warburton Award of Merit, from San Jose State University.