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Joseph Patten, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD, West Virginia University

Office
Bey Hall, 246
Phone
732-263-5742
Email
jpatten@monmouth.edu
Courses this Semester
PS 101: Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization
PS 103: American National Government
PS 305: The American Congress
PS 393: Washington Center Course

Regularly Taught Courses
PS 101: Introduction to Political Science
PS 103: American National Government
PS 202: State and Local Government
PS 298: Policy Debate
PS 393: Washington Center Course
PS 398: Debate Team
PS 401: Seminar in Political Science
PS 510: Policy Analysis
About

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 titled Why Politics Matter: An Introduction to Political Science (Wadsworth Cengage Publisher) with Dr. Kevin Dooley in 2012.

Research Interests
American Congress, Public Ethics, and American Politics.
Publications
Books
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.