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Dr. Joe Wert Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
President of Faculty Senate

Crestview Hall 016
Phone: (812) 941-2160
jwert@ius.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

Sigma Kappa EC Meeting

Sigma Kappa EC Meeting

September 26th, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sigma Kappa Formal Meeting

Sigma Kappa Formal Meeting

September 26th, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Weekly Home Group Meetings

Weekly Home Group Meetings

September 26th, 2021

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Advising Week Events

Advising Week Events

September 27th, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Monday Bible Study

Monday Bible Study

September 27th, 2021

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Advising Week Events

Advising Week Events

September 28th, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2021 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2021 Meetings

September 28th, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS SPECTRUM Health

IUS SPECTRUM Health

September 29th, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Thinkfast! - Title IX Edition

Thinkfast! - Title IX Edition

September 29th, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Pre-Connect Study

Pre-Connect Study

September 30th, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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