Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

UW-Green Bay hosts former presidential advisors Axelrod and Rove in free Point/Counterpoint Conversation

Point/Counterpoint featuring political strategists Axelrod and Rove.

Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership sponsors free event Green Bay, Wis. — National political strategists and former senior advisors to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, David Axelrod and Karl Rove, will be on the UW-Green Bay campus for a Point/Counterpoint Conversation on Wednesday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the Weidner […]

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in The Seattle Times article

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in The Seattle Times article, “With teachers in the lead, more workers went on strike in 2018 than in any year since 1986.” Associate Prof. Shelton pointed out that the 2018 strikes were among the most important labor victories in more than a century. […]

Mayoral candidate forum this Thursday (Mar. 7)

Public and Environmental Affairs and Democracy and Justice Studies invite faculty, staff, students and others in the campus community to attend a mayoral candidate forum on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Students will have the opportunity to ask both candidates—Patrick Buckley and Eric […]

Faculty note: Prof. Shelton quoted in Washington Post

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton is in the news again, this time in The Washington Post story, “Teacher strikes made 2018 the biggest year for worker protest in a generation.” “It’s a return to prominence for a profession that took the lead in the late 1960s and ‘70s, when educators fought for basic bargaining rights and, […]

Reminder: WI Legal Issues Panel Discussion set for Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Publication is the result of collaboration between Prof. Shelton and undergraduate researchers

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In the most recent issue of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review (Winter/Spring 2019), Professor Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) and UW-Green Bay alumni Greg Lutz ’17 (History) and Joseph Taylor ’17 (History) published an article entitled “Civil Rights in Titletown: Green Bay’s Open Housing Ordinance in 1968.”  The article emerged from Shelton’s Senior Seminar […]

Legal Issues in WI panel to discuss shortage of public defenders, Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Historical Perspectives Lectures Spring 2019

The Historical Perspective Series continues this Spring with two lectures. Jillian Jacklin, a Ph.D. student from UW-Madison, will speak on “Irresponsible Men and Incorrigible Women: Criminal Justice in Progressive-Era Wisconsin,” on Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Christie Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Dan Kaufman, a journalist and writer from New […]

Prof. Shelton interviewed for TIME piece on teacher strikes

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) researches the past and present of working people, unions, jobs and education in the United States. And now, even TIME magazine is seeking his opinion. In the article, “The History of American Teacher Strikes — And Where Los Angeles Fits In,” Shelton is quoted extensively. The story […]