School of Natural & Social Sciences


Dr. Joseph Blankenau

Professor of Political Science




Teaching Interests

> Public Policy

> Public Administration

> Statistics



Research Interests

> Health and Environmental Policy

> Nebraska Public Policy

Contact Information

Department of History, Politics, and Geography
Connell Hall 007, Wayne State College
1111 Main St , Wayne, NE 68787
Tel: +1(402)375-7541, Fax: +1(402)375-7458




> PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1995

> MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1992

> BA, Kearney State College, 1989



Professional Activities/ Awards

> Author/co-author of journal articles published in: Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Policy Studies Journal, The Journal of Health and Social Policy, Sociological Spectrum, and Great Plains Research

>Chapter contributor to the book: Government In the Countryside.

> 2011-2012 WSC Student Senate Professor of the Year

> 2002 Theordore Lowi Award from the Policy Studies Organization

> Member & Past President, Great Plains Political Science Association

> Board Member, Center for Rural Affairs



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