Joseph Patten, PhD
PhD, West Virginia University
Office: Bey Hall, Room 248
Spring 2014 Office Hours:
First Year Advising: W: 10:00-11:30
Spring 2014 Courses:
PS 101-01: Introduction to Political Science
PS 101-03: Introduction to Political Science
PS 101-04: Introduction to Political Science
Regularly Taught Courses:
PS 101: Introduction to Political Science
PS 103: American National Government
PS 393: Washington Center Course
PS 398: Debate Team
Joseph N. Patten is chair of the Department of Political Science and Sociology and associate professor of political science at Monmouth University where he teaches courses in American Politics. He received his PhD in political science from West Virginia University in 1996. In 2009, he received Monmouth University’s Distinguished Teaching Award. He also serves as the coach of Monmouth University’s Policy Debate Team and as the president of the New Jersey Political Science Association (2012-2013). He co-authored a textbook entitled Why Politics Matter: An Introduction to Political Science (Wadsworth Cengage Publisher) with Dr. Kevin Dooley in 2012.
American Congress, Public Ethics, and American Politics.
Co-authored a textbook entitled Why Politics Matters: An Introduction to Political Science (Wadsworth Cengage Publisher) with Dr. Kevin Dooley in 2012 and has published articles on the American Congress and American politics.