Werner Lippert

Werner LippertAssistant Professor

Social Studies Education Coordinator

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

Spring 2021 Office Hours


  • 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).

Spring 2021 Courses

  • CHSS 142 - Introduction to Secondary Social Studies
  • EDUC 455 - Methods
  • HIST 196 - Explorations in US History

Fall 2021 Courses

  • EDUC 242 - Social Studies Teaching Lab
  • HIST 196 - Explorations in US History
  • HIST 251 - United States Military History