Brandon Gorman is an Assistant Professor of sociology at University at Albany, SUNY. His research investigates how people engage with international politics by analyzing large bodies of texts from newspapers, government publications, and internet message boards, cross-national public opinion surveys, and in-depth interviews. Much of his work is on the Middle East and North Africa.

His research has been published in Middle East Law and Governance, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Current Sociology, Sex Roles, and Social Forces.

Brandon is currently conducting a study investigating the causes and consequences of anti-global political orientations.