Who We Are


Charles Taylor, Political Science

Dr. Charles D. Taylor
CPM Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Charles Taylor teaches core courses in public personnel administration and public financial administration in the Master of Public Administration program at Ball State University. Prior to coming to Ball State in 2008, he spent five years at Clemson University where he was part of a team that consulted with local governments on a variety of issues. In addition to his academic experience, he worked 15 years in Missouri local government as an engineer and manager. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in electrical engineering and his Ph.D. in policy studies from Clemson University.

Phone: 765-285-8794


Joseph Losco - Political Science
Dr. Joseph Losco
Chair, Department of Political Science

Joseph Losco is chair of the department and professor of political science at Ball State University. He has been at Ball State since 1983. He received his Ph.D. at Temple University. Professor Losco teaches primarily in the areas of political theory and American government. His research and publication interests have focused on political theory, public policy, and American government. He has produced numerous educational videos in American government. Additionally, he is instrumental in the development and delivery of the Hoosier Survey and election administration-related projects.
Phone: 765-285-8780