Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

Faculty note: Kaye talks FDR’s vision for Four Freedoms on NPR

“Seventy-one years ago, Franklin Delano Roosevelt died suddenly, and the world wondered what would happen next. FDR’s death came during the crux of World War II — less than four weeks before the Germans surrendered. Without FDR’s guidance, Americans had a hard time imagining how they would confront the world. But before the war began, FDR […]

Prof. Weinschenk was everywhere

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. of Political Science Aaron Weinschenk was in demand as an elections expert the past few days. Check out this line-up of interviews: Fox 11 (Monday morning and Tuesday evening election coverage) Al Jazeera (Tuesday morning) Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wed. interview) WFRV (Tuesday afternoon and Wed. interview) Forbes Magazine (op-ed) Miami Herald […]

Faculty publication: Eric Morgan

Eric J. Morgan, assistant professor in Democracy and Justice Studies and History, recently had an article, “Open Spaces of Democracy: Connecting Students, Wilderness, and Community,” published in the February issue of the Journal of Sustainability Education. Appearing in the special issue on Place, Learning, and Resilience, Morgan’s article chronicles a semester-long civic engagement project, exploring the […]

Faculty note: Shelton presents at national conference

Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) presented research at Teaching and Learning — an annual conference in Washington, D.C. that brings together teachers and influential thinkers in the American education system. Sponsored by the National Education Association, Shelton’s, “Public Education in the Age of Austerity and the Era of Friedrichs vs. California Teachers […]

Asst. Prof opposes Regents’ draft policy

Assistant Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) co-authored an op-ed opposing the new Regents’ draft policy for tenure, which the full board will vote on at its meeting in Madison Thursday. Read it here http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/03/04/uw-system-regents-tenure-policy-vote/81274980/