Joseph Pika

Arts & Sciences

Phone: (302) 831-3647


Office: 100 4 Kent Way

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Studies the American Presidency, American politics, Presidential elections, Congressional and Delaware politics.
  • Conducts research on federal and state education policy. Served on the Delaware State Board of Education, including four years as its president.
  • Author of three books on contemporary American presidencies.

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Interim Associate Dean, Arts and Sciences
James R. Soles Professor, Political Science and International Relations

In The News:
Joe Biden: gaffeur ou sauveur? (La Presse (Canada))
Democrats turn bullish on bid to hold majority (Boston Globe)
In Delaware and elsewhere, eyes turn to moderate Republicans for clue to party's future (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Democrats on defensive for former Obama, Biden Senate seats panel discussion (PBS News Hour)
Obama selects Biden as running mate (Washington Post)
Tea party poised for another upset in Delaware's Senate primary (McClatchy Newspapers)

UDaily Articles:
Joseph Pika named James R. Soles Professor
Prof. Pika recognized for outstanding service

politics, education, teaching, presidential elections