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Dr. Joe Wert Ph.D.

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 interests 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

Campus Events

LAST CAB Meeting

LAST CAB Meeting

April 13th, 2024

All day event

Shadow Puppet Opera

Shadow Puppet Opera

April 13th, 2024

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

LAST CAB Meeting

LAST CAB Meeting

April 14th, 2024

All day event

IU Southeast Orchestra

IU Southeast Orchestra

April 14th, 2024

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

IU Southeast Concert Band

IU Southeast Concert Band

April 14th, 2024

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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