Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

New podcast from ‘Humanities+’

Announcing a new episode of Humanities+: “The Student and Professor Voices on Humanities Research and Community-focused Work.” In episode 3 of the Humanities+ podcast, host Rachel Scray interviews students, staff, and professors at the Pop-up Student Showcase event where students in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Humanities launched digital projects, curated exhibits, and research […]

Faculty note: Professors Boswell and Levintova encourage journal submissions

“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]

Professors Staudinger and Levintova share news about a new book

UW-Green Bay Associate Professors in Democracy and Justice Studies, Alison Staudinger and Prof. Katrina Levintova have great news. Their new book (Gender in the Political Science Classroom, Indiana U Press, 2018) has been reviewed and profiled in the New Books Network (a consortium of author-interview podcast channels dedicated to raising the level of public discourse […]

2019 Student Nominated Teaching Award winners

The Student Nominated Teacher Award is an effort of the Instructional Development Council and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning that recognizes excellent teaching from a student perspective. This year, the committee changed the administration of the award to reflect the breadth and diversity of outstanding teaching that is taking place on this […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Jon Shelton selected as NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) has been selected as a 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship award of $70,000 is intended to assist with the fellow’s salary replacement and research expenses for the fellowship period. This year, 30 fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 221 applications […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Eric Morgan appointed new editor-in-chief of ‘Voyageur’

Associate Prof. Eric J. Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review. Published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the UW-Green Bay, Voyageur is a non-profit magazine dedicated to exploring the history of a 26-county area of greater northeast Wisconsin and […]

Jordyn Gaurkee: Turning trauma into advocacy

Jordyn Gaurkee

UW-Green Bay student Jordyn Gaurkee ’20 (Democracy and Justice Studies) used a traumatic experience to shape her future for the better, and to better advocate for others in need. For her passion and commitment to social justice, she was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, recognized nationwide by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among […]

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘New York Times’ piece

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in the New York Times opinion piece “The Right Has a Greater Appreciation of Labor’s Role Than We Do.” “Long story short, union membership has stabilized, but the consequences have been severe. One of the things that is hard to capture—beyond the economics—is how much public employees […]