Associate Professor of Political Science, Los Angeles City College
Joe Meyer was born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin - a suburb of Milwaukee. He is the youngest of six children.
He received his B.A. (in 1982) and M.A. (in 1984) in Political Science from Marquette University. He attended the Foreign Policy Semester at The American University in Washington, D.C., an honors program, in the spring of 1981.
As a stand up comic, he toured the United States and parts of Canada. He has been an extra in over 50 productions giving him a total screen time of less than a minute.
As an active member of the International Studies Association, he continues to make presentations at their annual international conferences. In 2004: ”The Role and Relevance of the State: Somalia.” In 2006: "Teaching Democracy Using a Failed Model.”
He resides in the valley with his wife, Kimberly, who is also an educator.