Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Prof. Kaye to speak at Norman Rockwell Museum, July 12

UW-Green Bay Professor Harvey Kaye will present, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, Thursday, July 12 at 5:30 p.m. as part of the Norman Rockwell Museum’s (Stockbridge, MA) Thursday Evening Series. Kaye offers reflections on the Four Freedoms and their legacy today during this special event. […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Marcus Grignon advocate of industrial hemp

Tribal hemp leaders in Native communities are keen to bring back industrial hemp, and among them is UW-Green Bay alumnus Marcus Grignon ’16 (Democracy and Justice Studies.) Grignon, who is an advocate of industrial hemp, was involved in launching of the International Hemp Association, which is directed to educate Native communities about hemp. Read more about […]

Associate Prof. Austin: ‘Police in schools does not make them safer’

Associate Prof. Andrew Austin (Sociology & Chair of Democracy and Justice Studies) argues that adding more armed officers to schools is not the way out of gun violence. In his column, “Police in the schools does not make them safer” in the Green Bay Press Gazette, Austin explains that the increase of armed police presence at […]

Faculty note: Prof. Harvey Kaye disappointed by NFL’s decision on anthem protests

UW-Green Bay professor, and stock owner of the Green Bay Packers, Harvey J. Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies), stands with the NFL’s players’ right to protest. “Patriotism in itself is not the problem, it’s the way patriotism is portrayed,” Kaye told the Pluralist. Kaye told Pluralist in a phone interview that the ​NFL is traducing a more fully […]

UW-Green Bay Democracy & Justice Studies receives mini-grant

UW-Green Bay’s Democracy and Justice Studies was one of 24 from 134 proposals  selected to receive a grant to spur civic learning majors. AAC&U argues that higher education plays a critical role in education for democracy. The grant from The Endeavor Foundation supports an AAC&U Signature Initiative, Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement. AAC&U has argued […]

Photo gallery: Political scandals through cartoons

American Political Thought class views Lyle Lahey political cartoons.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students in Assistant Prof. Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) American Political Thought class hosted a political cartoon exhibit featuring the “scandalous” work of local artist and cartoonist Lyle Lahey. The event kicked off on Monday, May 7, 2018 in the 407 Gallery, Studio Arts. The display was curated from cartoonist […]

UW-Green Bay Professor Harvey Kaye in national spotlight to talk film and ‘Four Freedoms’

Kaye joins Ben Mankiewicz, for a national television broadcast on TCM

Don’t expect University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professor Harvey J. Kaye to go “all Hollywood” on us just because he is appearing on national television next week. In fact, for Kaye, one of UW-Green Bay’s longest standing faculty members, it’s more of the same — sharing with an audience (albeit a much larger one) his passion […]

Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘Phoenix New Times’

“Arizona’s week-long teacher walkout was historic by any measure. Now, the dust has settled. Teachers are back in class for the remainder of the school year, and politicos have started to move on. But there’s still a lingering question: Was the strike worth it?” “It seemed to come out of nowhere, and what’s interesting is […]

Prof. Kaye is featured on Turner Classic Movies (TCM)

TCM is pleased to present an evening hosted by UW-Green Bay Prof. Harvey J. Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies), author of The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, published by Simon & Schuster in 2014. Kaye will present five films that illustrate the inspiration of his book: […]