Joseph L. Martin

Joseph L. Martin
Working Title
Professor of Practice
People Type
Adjunct Faculty

Master of Public Administration – University of Missouri; Juris Doctor – University of Missouri

Research Emphasis

Budgeting, Legislative Affairs, Tax Policy, Human Resources, Banking Regulation, Legal Research & Compliance


Joe Martin serves as Deputy Director and General Counsel for the Missouri Division of Credit Unions, the state regulatory agency supervising state-chartered credit unions in Missouri.  He has held several senior level positions over 30 years in the executive and legislative branches of Missouri state government, including Chief of Staff for the Missouri State Auditor, Deputy Commissioner of Higher Education, and Chief of Staff for the Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman.

In 2017, he received a three-year appointment by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent Missouri on the IRS Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, a nationwide federal advisory committee.

Joe received his Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri and completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  He serves as a member of the adjunct faculty, Alumni Advisory Board, and Capital Fellowship Committee for the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs.

Courses Taught

Public Budgeting & Taxation; Human Resource Management & Development in the Public and Nonprofit Sector

Selected Publications

“Statewide Performance Indicators: A National Comparison,” Missouri State Auditor Report 2009-102, September 2009

“Statewide Performance Indicators: A National Comparison,” Missouri State Auditor Report 2010-46, April 2010