Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) has a new blog post on Moyers & Company — “It’s Time for Radical Action, Not National Therapy: We don’t need to bridge the class divide, we need to end it.” Read it here.
Congratulations to Kimberley Reilly (Assistant Professor in Democracy and Justice Studies) who was awarded a 2016-2017 UW System Fellowship at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at UW-Madison. The fellowship will support her work on her book manuscript, “Reconstructing Love: Marriage in Law and Culture, 1870-1920,” in Spring 2017.
Last night it was the Benjamin Dixon Show. Last week it was a podcast with the high-energy Aussie Josh Zepps (itun.es/us/YI1X7.c). Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) is in high demand.
“Seventy-one years ago, Franklin Delano Roosevelt died suddenly, and the world wondered what would happen next. FDR’s death came during the crux of World War II — less than four weeks before the Germans surrendered. Without FDR’s guidance, Americans had a hard time imagining how they would confront the world. But before the war began, FDR […]
UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. of Political Science Aaron Weinschenk was in demand as an elections expert the past few days. Check out this line-up of interviews: Fox 11 (Monday morning and Tuesday evening election coverage) Al Jazeera (Tuesday morning) Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wed. interview) WFRV (Tuesday afternoon and Wed. interview) Forbes Magazine (op-ed) Miami Herald […]
Eric J. Morgan, assistant professor in Democracy and Justice Studies and History, recently had an article, “Open Spaces of Democracy: Connecting Students, Wilderness, and Community,” published in the February issue of the Journal of Sustainability Education. Appearing in the special issue on Place, Learning, and Resilience, Morgan’s article chronicles a semester-long civic engagement project, exploring the […]
He has his own solo act, and has written for Rosie O’Donnell and other famous comedians. He has a take on, well… everything, and he is sharing it with Green Bay in person, next week. John Fugelsang will give a public presentation on Humor and Politics at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 in Rose Hall […]
Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk is in the news again. This time, NBC26 asks him about the importance of the Wisconsin primary on April 5. Jacob Immel, chair of the College Democrats of UWGB is also interviewed. Watch the video.
Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) presented research at Teaching and Learning — an annual conference in Washington, D.C. that brings together teachers and influential thinkers in the American education system. Sponsored by the National Education Association, Shelton’s, “Public Education in the Age of Austerity and the Era of Friedrichs vs. California Teachers […]
Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) co-authored an op-ed opposing the new Regents’ draft policy for tenure, which the full board will vote on at its meeting in Madison Thursday. Read it here http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/03/04/uw-system-regents-tenure-policy-vote/81274980/