Darrell A. Lovell, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Office: Old Main 406B
Phone: 806-651-2588

Professional Profile

Dr. Lovell joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2019. He received a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Central Missouri in 2003, an M.P.A. in Policy from the University of Colorado Denver in 2011 and a DPA in Public Policy and Administration from the West Chester University in 2018.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Lovell teaches Public Policy Formulation, Municipal Government, Latino/x politics, Public Administration, Administrative Theory, and State and Local Politics. He also teaches a course in education policy in the WTAMU Ed.D. program

Dr. Lovell is the author of “Lone Star Politics: Theories, Concepts, and Political Activity in Texas.” He has authored several publications and has presented his research on education policy, housing policy, pedagogy, and public management at numerous conferences, both nationally and regionally.

Dr. Lovell is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Political Science Education.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr.Dr. Lovell's research interests are currently focused on state education takeover policy, performance funding in higher education, and the impact of pandemics (COVID-19) on faculty and staff. These projects represent his research in public management and policy in higher and K-12 education.