Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Weinschenk Helpap teamed up for op-ed piece to Press-Gazette

Professors Aaron Weinschenk and David Helpap teamed up to write an op-ed for the Green Bay Press Gazette. Their article  was published on Sunday and urges voters to be critical of political candidates and to investigate whether candidates have plans for how they will achieve their policy positions. The article can be found here.

Weinschenk presents on 2016 presidential election

Political scientist Aaron Weincshenk gave a presentation on the 2016 presidential election for the Neville Public Museum’s “Hardcore History” series.  The talk focused on various elements of the election including primaries, public opinion polling, and election forecasting. It was well attended by community members and UWGB students.

Prof. Aaron Weinschenk discusses upcoming election

Political science professor Aaron Weinschenk addresses Wisconsin swing state questions this week. Although polls indicate that Hillary Clinton has a good lead in Wisconsin currently, he predicts candidate strategies will change after the first debate on Monday, September 26. In an interview with nextcity.org, he says to win Wisconsin, a candidate must do well in […]

Green Bay Area Philosophers’ Cafe kicks off fall semester

The Green Bay Area Philosophers’ Cafe will hold its first meeting of the year from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at Kavarna Coffeehouse in downtown Green Bay. The controversial topic for discussion: Do we have too many guns in our country? UW‑Green Bay Prof. Andrew Austin (Democracy and Justice Studies) will help guide the discussion. […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk in peer-reviewed journal

Aaron Weinschenk, Assistant Professor of Political Science, recently had an article accepted for publication in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties, a peer-reviewed journal in political science. The article is titled “Convention Effects: Examining the Impact of National Presidential Nominating Conventions on Information, Preferences, and Behavioral Intentions.” Weinschenk was also interviewed with Wisconsin Public […]

Faculty note: Huh published in leading journal

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Yunsun Huh (Democracy & Justice Studies, Dept. of Economics, Women’s and Gender Studies) has recently had a paper published in the top field journal, Feminist Economics. Her paper, “Gender Empowerment and Educational Attainment of U.S. Immigrants and Their Home Country Counterparts,” was first published online, and will later appear in the […]

Prof. Weinschenk discusses congressional primary on WPT

UW-Green Bay Political Science Professor Aaron Weinschenk made an appearance on Wisconsin Public Television last Friday (Aug. 5) to discuss the region’s primary race for the 8th Congressional District. Weinschenk provides insight into the importance of the race, both for our region as well as for the upcoming Presidential election, as a swing area. Since […]

Faculty note: Prof. Austin on Project Censored

Prof. Andrew Austin (Democracy and Justice Studies) was interviews for Project Censored carried on 94.1 KPFA Berkeley and several other markets in California and nationwide. In show, he rebuts anti-Black Lives matter commentaries. Listen here. He was invited to the show because of an op-ed he wrote on July 20 for Truthout, “Changing the Subject […]