Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Texas A&M University
Darrell Lovell is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at West Texas A&M University teaching courses on public policy and public administration as well as state and local politics. Lovell’s academic research focuses on public management and governance in education policy at the primary and secondary levels. His current projects examine the framing of state public education takeover policy, the impact of performance management expectations on coproduction and public management relationships at community colleges, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on institutional communication and administrative discretion in higher education.
His pedagogy research explores ways to enhance undergraduate research, building learning communities in online courses, and active learning techniques in political science and public administration. He earned his Doctor of Public Policy and Administration degree from West Chester University.