Tag: Political Science

Triple Major Named Outstanding University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Student for 2015-2016


Robert Frost wrote that “taking the road less travelled has made all the difference.” For UW-Green Bay graduate Pamela Parish, that meant transferring schools during the second semester of her freshman year and following in the footsteps of her older brother, sister and twin who were attending UW-Green Bay. Looking back, she deems it to […]

Hammersley and Mierow receive scholarships

The 2016 Denise Scheberle Scholarship in Political Science has been awarded to Brianna Hammersley said to “very much deserve this scholarship in the spirit of emeritus Prof. Denise Scheberle and her engaged teaching.” Hammersley is also the recipient of a Phuture Phoenix Scholarship. The 2016 Outstanding Student Scholarship and Award in Public and Environmental Affairs […]

UWGB invited to Politics and Policy Poster session

Students in Prof. Elizabeth Wheat’s Environmental Politics and Policy class designed and implemented a service learning project related to an environmental policy issue. The projects were completed in Green Bay or in the student’s home community. Please support the great work of the students by attending an interactive poster session from 11 a.m. to 12:15 […]

Students present research at Midwest Political Science Association’s meeting

Undergraduate students Kayla Billett, Jessie Johnson, Evan Miller, Jessica Murphy, graduate student Ellie Roark, and their advisor Prof. Elizabeth Wheat, attended the Midwest Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, April 7-10, and presented the following research: Kayla Billett “Mismanagement of Livestock Manure: Public Policy Analysis” Jessie Johnson “An Analysis of the Penta Wood Products […]

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 […]

Furlong, Weinschenk among ‘media experts’

Phones are ringing off the hook from local media outlets for expert testimony regarding elections. We’ve uncovered a few interviews with our faculty members and Dean Scott Furlong. Furlong on the history of Wisconsin candidates, WBAY Weinschenk: Trump’s supporters love him despite antics, The News&Observer Weinschenk: ‘Crazy swings’ in Wisconsin make it hard to predict

Weinschenk on Walker’s presidential endorsement

After a bill signing ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Green Bay, Gov. Scott Walker said he will decide next week if he will endorse a candidate in the state’s presidential primary. UW-Green Bay political science professor Aaron Weinschenk, who often provides commentary on election news and events, was asked how much of an impact a Walker […]

Exciting day in Weinschenk’s Congress class

Students in UWGB Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s “Congress: Politics and Policy” course had an exciting day yesterday, interacting with a current member of the U.S. Congress, when Representative Reid Ribble (WI 8th district) spoke to the class and answered students’ questions about the legislative process. Since joining the UWGB faculty just two years ago, Weinschenk has […]

Faculty note: Helpap publication

David Helpap, assistant professor of political science and public administration, recently had the manuscript “Guiding the Public Sector: Assessing the Use of Recommended Practices in the Budgeting Process” accepted for publication by the International Journal of Public Administration. Using an original survey of local budgeting officials across the United States, the study examines the correlation […]