Dr. Joe Ura
Joe Ura is Associate Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University at Qatar. He is also currently Interim Chair of the Liberal Arts Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar. He previously served as Associate Head, Director of Undergraduate Programs, and Director of the American Politics Program for the political science department at Texas A&M in College Station.
Dr. Ura’s research addresses American national politics, especially judicial politics, public opinion, and political representation. He and his coauthors have contributed articles to the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and other peer-reviewed journals in political science, and his research has been supported by the United States’s National Science Foundation.
Dr. Ura is also recognized as an outstanding teacher. He has won the Association of Former Students Award for Teaching Excellence in the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M, the Texas A&M Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence, the Student Undergraduate Teaching Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Earle Wallace Award for outstanding teaching in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina.