Albert H. Wurth, Jr.

Associate Professor
610-758-3341
Maginnes Hall 308
Ph. D. University of North Carolina, 1987

Al Wurth is Associate Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University. He joined the department in 1985. He earned a doctorate in political science at the University of North Carolina, a master’s degree in behavioral science from Southern Illinois University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.

Professor Wurth’s research has appeared in numerous outlets including The Social Science JournalSociety and Natural ResourcesPolitical StudiesSocial Science InformationKnowledge and PolicyTechnology in Society, and the Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society. He has also engaged in a variety of community service projects, including being a board member for Clean Water Action; Sierra Club (Lehigh Valley Group); and the Coalition for Alternative Transportation. He has also served on a number of Lehigh University committees, including his current service on the Faculty Senate.