John Bohte

John Bohte

Associate Professor

Office: Mitchell Hall,  Room 225
Phone: (414) 229-4328
Curriculum Vitae: pdf


Ph.D., Political Science, Texas A&M University
B.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests:

Education Policy, Organization Theory

Teaching Interests:

Public Budgeting and Finance, Public Administration, Public Policy

Courses Taught:

PolSci 105: State and Local Politics - Syllabus (pdf), Online (pdf)
PolSci 243: Intro. to Public Administration - Online (pdf)
PolSci 390: Political Data Analysis - Syllabus (pdf)
Polsci 630: Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector - Syllabus (pdf)
PolSci 792: Decisionmaking for Nonprofit and Public Organizations - Syllabus (pdf)

Other Relevant Activities:

Director, Master of Public Administration Program

Selected Publications:

Kenneth J. Meier, Jeffrey L. Brudney, and John Bohte. 2006. Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration, 6th edition. Belmont, CA: Thompson Wadsworth.

John Bohte. 2004. "Examining the Impact of Charter Schools on Performance in Traditional Public Schools." Policy Studies Journal, 32 (November): 501-520.

B. Dan Wood and John Bohte. "Political Transaction Costs and the Politics of Administrative Design." The Journal of Politics, February, 2004, 176-202.

Kenneth J. Meier and John Bohte. "Not with a Bang, But a Whimper: Explaining Organizational Failures." Administration and Society, March, 2003, 104-121.

John Bohte. "School Bureaucracy and Student Performance at the Local Level." Public Administration Review, January/February, 2001, 92-99.