Werner Lippert

  • Werner LippertAssistant Professor

    Social Studies Education Coordinator

    • Office: 304V Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    • Phone: 724-357-2237
    • Email: lippert@iup.edu

    Fall 2020 Office Hours

    • To be determined
    • Via phone, email, or Zoom


    • PhD, Vanderbilt University (2005)

    Academic Interests

    • US Foreign Relations
    • Transatlantic and German History


    Werner Lippert is an expert on contemporary transatlantic history and United States foreign relations during the Cold War.  His major focus is on diplomatic, economic, and security aspects. In addition to working in these areas of specialization, he participates in the department’s social studies education program by teaching social studies education classes and supervising student teachers. His current publication is called The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO’s Energy Dilemma. (2010).

    Fall 2020 Courses

    • CHSS 342 - Social Studies Teaching Lab
    • EDUC 342 - Pre-Student Teaching II
    • HIST 196 - Explorations in US History
    • HIST 348 - Top Secret America: National Security

    Spring 2021 Courses

    • To be determined