Category: Faculty/Staff

Staff notes: Research & Instruction Librarians Merry and Vrabel

Anna Merry and Bekky Vrabel, Research & Instruction Librarians at the Cofrin Library, will present at the annual Wisconsin Association of Academic Libraries conference, April 21 and at the Information Literacy Summit on May 5. Their presentation, “Collecting and Analyzing Student Feedback on Information Literacy Instruction,” describes the library’s 3-2-1 instruction assessment project. This assessment […]

Kevin Kain invited to join panel of international experts at Yale

Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanistic Studies and History) served on a panel of 10 international experts invited to Yale University to discuss “Rethinking Religion in Early Modern Russia” April 7-8. The program was sponsored by the Yale Macmillian Center (European Studies Council) and funded by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation. The full-length version of […]

Faculty note: Prof. Marcelo Cruz returns from visiting professor post in Spain

Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Administration) spent a month at the University of Castilla La Mancha in Albacete, Spain, as a visiting professor, researching medium size cities in Spain and in the U.S.  He participated in teaching an intensive two-week seminar at the graduate level and finished a chapter with Spanish colleague, Dr. […]

Faculty note: Meredith and Gallagher-Lepak present to neighbors on music and its benefits

A presentation for Prof. Sarah Meredith (Music) and Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak’s (College of Health, Education and Social Welfare), “The Healing Power of Music” was well-received by a capacity crowd of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross on April 1, 2017. The presentation addressed the music of Hildagard von Bingen and other early […]

Faculty note: Shelton opens Wisconsin Labor History Society conference

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) gave introductory remarks on the history of the labor movement in Wisconsin for the 36th annual conference of the Wisconsin Labor History Society on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Madison Labor Temple. Shelton also gave a radio interview on his new book Teacher […]

Faculty note: Staudinger publication

Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Political Science) article “Reading Deeply for Disciplinary Awareness and Political Judgment” was recently published in Teaching and Learning Inquiry. The article closely examines student writing to understand how students develop as readers and citizens, and offers suggestions for improving reading in today’s classrooms.

Faculty staff note: Chattopadhyay and Gallagher-Lepak support TEALS program

Assistant Prof. Ankur Chattopadhyay (Information & Computing Sciences) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak (Dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare), met with Microsoft’s Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS) program founder Kevin Wang and Midwest region manager Greg Teschner, as well as Kathleen Gallagher, executive director of the Milwaukee Institute. The mission of the TEALS program […]