Joel Sievert, Ph.D.
Phone: (806) 834-4103
Office Hours: Tu. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or By Appointment
Room Number: Holden Hall 13
Joel Sievert is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University. Dr. Sievert received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2015. Prior to joining the faculty at TTU, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Political Institutions and Public Choice Program at Duke University. His research and teaching interests encompass American political institutions with an emphasis on congressional politics, the presidency, American political development, and separation of powers. Dr. Sievert's research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. He recently co-authored a book, Electoral Incentives in Congress, that is forthcoming with the University of Michigan Press.