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Dr. Joe Wert Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
President of Faculty Senate
Co-chair of University Faculty Council

Crestview Hall 032
Phone: (812) 941-2160
jwert@iu.edu

Biography

Dr. Wert teaches an eclectic group of classes. Most of the classes he teaches are part of the Public Service Track: Public Bureaucracy in Modern Society, Public Budgeting, Public Personnel Management, and Administrative Law. He also teaches Intro to American Politics, Research Methods, the U.S. Presidency, Constitutional Law, Ethics and Public Policy, and the senior seminar. His research intersts lie in the areas of public opinion and the presidency, and has published a book, “A Study of Bill Clinton’s Public Approval Ratings” (2003) and several entries in the Encyclopedia of the American Presidency. He has also published a chapter in a book on Indiana governors, along with several other articles. 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, United States
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Political Science
  • Masters

    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA
    • Business Administration
  • Masters

    • Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States
    • Master of Arts, Major in Economics, Minor in Political Science
  • Bachelors

    • Ball State University, Muncie, IN, United States
    • Bachelor of Science, Major in Political Science, Minor in Classics

Professional Interests

Teaching

Public Bureaucracy in Modern Society Political Issues in Public Personnel Management Politics of the Budgetary Process Legal Issues in Public Bureaucracy American Presidency

Research

Public Opinion and the Presidency The institution of the presidency

Hobbies/Interests

Board member and Treasurer, Floyd County Animal Rescue League.

Member and Vice Chair of Animal Control Authority of New Albany/Floyd County.

Campus Events

Used Computer Sale

Used Computer Sale

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Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

Women’s Basketball vs. Fisk University

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

It’s a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio Theater

December 13th, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

Women’s Basketball vs. Goshen College

December 16th, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

Women’s Basketball vs. Lourdes University

December 17th, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Siena Heights University

Men’s Basketball vs. Siena Heights University

December 17th, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University

Women’s Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University

January 10th, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University

Men’s Basketball vs. Ohio Christian University

January 10th, 2023

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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