Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Prof. Harvey Kaye announces national speakers for next semester

John Nichols of The Nation will speak on his new book, People Get Ready,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 28 in the Christie Theatre. New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly comes to campus on April 4. Details to Follow. These speakers are brought to campus as part of the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series, Center for History […]

Faculty note: Kaye with Bill Moyers

Prof. Harvey Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was recently featured on billmoyers.com. The news blog features essays and videos by managing editor, Bill Moyers, as well as other academics of the arts and sciences. Kaye’s essay is, “Progressives, Take Hold of American History.” He writes, “Democrats must learn to speak of America’s historic promise, its […]

Prof. Weinschenk offers analysis on voting age

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof.Aaron Weinschenk (Public & Environmental Affairs) worked with a journalist at Vox, Ezra Klein’s well known news website, to provide information on young voters. Weinschenk provided data analysis, research and visuals to aid in answering the question of whether the voting age should be dropped to 16. Read it here.

UWGB’s Prof. Shelton to present “Shoptalk” lecture

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton will deliver a public lecture at the Ashwaubenon Branch of the Brown County Public Library as part of the Wisconsin Humanities Council’s “Shoptalk” series. The lecture will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3. Entitled “Everyone an Entrepreneur: The New Economy,” the talk will look at the history of jobs […]

Life of a Law Student meeting

UW-Green Bay graduate Anastasia Coppersmith will be visiting campus (MAC Hall 301) from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, to take part in a meeting organized by Assistant Prof. Kris Coulter (Democracy and Justice Studies), called “The Life of a Law Student.” Coppersmith is currently a law student at Northern Illinois University, and share […]

Prof. Weinscheck interview with nextcity.org

“The economy is always first and foremost in voters’ minds, especially those who live in urban areas whose quality of life is so tied into job and housing,” says Aaron Weinschenk, a political science professor for University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. “In some ways the economy is overshadowed by the unique candidates. But people still think […]