John Bohte

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-4328
 Bolton Hall 620


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
  • PolSci 243 – Intro. to Public Administration
  • PolSci 390 – Political Data Analysis
  • PolSci 630 – Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector
  • PolSci 792 – Decisionmaking for Nonprofit and Public Organizations

Other Relevant Activities

Director, Master of Public Administration Program

Selected Publications

Meier, Kenneth J., Brudney, Jeffrey L., and Bohte, John. Applied Statistics for Public & Nonprofit Administration. 9th. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2015.
Heo, Uk, and Bohte, John. “Who Pays for National Defense: Financing Defense Programs in the United States.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 56.3 (2012): 406-431.
Meier, Kenneth J., and Bohte, John. “Not with a Bang, But a Whimper: Explaining Organizational Failures.” Administration and Society 35. (2003): 104-121.
Bohte, John, and Meier, Kenneth J. “Structure and the Performance of Public Organizations: Task Difficulty and Span of Control.” Public Organization Review 1. (2001): 341-354.
Bohte, John. “School Bureaucracy and Student Performance at the Local Level.” Public Administration Review 61. (2001): 92-99.