Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Faculty note: Levintova and Staudinger published volume.

Associate Prof. Katia Levintova (Political Science) and Assistant Professor Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) edited volume on Gender in Teaching and Learning of Political Science has been contracted by the Indiana University Press. The edited volume contains contributions from faculty (and Ph.D student, UWGB alumnus Danny Mueller) representing University of Montana, Dayton University, UW-Stevens Point, Auckland University (New Zealand), […]

Faculty note: Prof. Jon Shelton discusses Labor Department in Madison Capital Times

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) published an op-ed Jan. 19 in the Madison Capital Times, arguing that Andrew Puzder is inappropriate as the pick for Secretary of the Labor Department, the most important cabinet-level entity for advancing the rights of workers. See more.  

Prelaw? At UW-Green Bay? Why, yes we do.

Prof. Harvey Kaye with Bree Mucha

UW-Green Bay offers prelaw? The answer is a resounding “yes.” Ask Green Bay Attorney, Jason R. Just. He received his law degree from the University of Minnesota in May of this year, and credits his acceptance into its law program to the time he spent working towards his undergraduate degree from the University’s Democracy and […]

Faculty note: Prof. Kaye shares interviews and new(t) column

Ben Mankiewicz (host of The Young Turks (TYT) interviews historian Prof. Harvey J Kaye. Kaye is UW-Green Bay’s Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies. Kaye comments on the “making of a new narrative” for our country. Listen to the interview here. Prof. Kaye visits Madame Perry’s Salon to discuss his book, […]

Faculty note: Eric Morgan publication

Eric J. Morgan, associate professor of Democracy and Justice Studies, recently published an article, “Imagined Histories: Biography, Fiction, and the Challenges of Historical Imagination,” in the Fall 2016 issue of the Teaching History: A Journal of Methods.  The article explores teaching 20th century U.S. history through the use of biography, both real and imagined. In the course, students […]

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 […]