Tag: Political Science

Prof. Weinschenk interviews with popular Argentine media outlet

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was recently interviewed with one of Argentina’s most popular media outlets, Infobae. The interview focused on assessing the Trump presidency thus far. Read the article (written in Spanish). Here is an excerpt quoting Weinschenk: “It’s amazing how many political norms the president has violated—and how little many other politicians seem […]

Prof. Weinschenk talks pushback and ‘check and balances’

Prepare for pushback. That from a Wisconsin political scientist (Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk) as Tony Evers takes office. Evers already endured a lame-duck session orchestrated by Republican leaders. Weinschenk says don’t expect the political hostility to go away anytime soon. While many fear a gridlocked state system, Weinschenk says this is more common than not […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen interviewed for WPR segment

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public and Environmental Affairs) at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc and Sheboygan campuses was recently interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time” on for a segment about the future of the Trump administration’s restrictions on asylum in light of a new federal court ruling. Listen to the segment.

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk featured in Fox 11 segment

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was featured in a recent Fox 11 piece on Mandela Barnes becoming Wisconsin’s first black lieutenant governor. “It’s like a symbolic thing. It can be really important for a group to see somebody who looks like them be elected so I think there’s a real importance to it,” Associate Prof. Weinschenk […]

Assistant Prof. Coen speaks on immigration myths in Manitowoc, Nov. 15

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs), who teaches at both the Sheboygan and Manitowoc Campuses, will be speaking about “Immigration Myths & Realities” as part of an immigration forum at Manitowoc City Hall on Nov. 15, 2018. The event begins at 7 p.m. and more info is available.

Faculty note: Prof. Weinschenk has article accepted for publication

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had an article accepted for publication. The paper is called “Moral Foundations, System Justification, and Support for Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election” (co-author with Chris Dawes, New York University) and will be published in The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics.