Tag: Political Science

UW-Green Bay hosts former presidential advisors Axelrod and Rove in free Point/Counterpoint Conversation

Point/Counterpoint featuring political strategists Axelrod and Rove.

Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership sponsors free event Green Bay, Wis. — National political strategists and former senior advisors to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, David Axelrod and Karl Rove, will be on the UW-Green Bay campus for a Point/Counterpoint Conversation on Wednesday, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the Weidner […]

Great Decisions Lecture Series to be hosted at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, Mar. 27

As a part of the 2019 St Norbert College/UW-Green Bay Great Decisions Lecture Series, UW-Madison Prof. Andrew Kydd (International Relations and Political Methodology) will present the lecture “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?” on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and […]

Global Studies to hold discussion on Brexit on Wednesday (Mar. 6)

The Global Studies discussion “Brexit: Brief History, Current Issues, Future Directions” will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Alumni Room (formerly Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The conversation will be led via Skype by Prof. Neil McGarvey, political science professor from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, […]

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes about the Green New Deal

UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written an article for the Tri-City Herald that focuses on the Green New Deal. “The short answer to the core question is that a Green New Deal in some form may well be feasible as well as affordable,” Kraft writes. Read the full article.

Reminder: WI Legal Issues Panel Discussion set for Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk publication in Politics and the Life Sciences

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed article accepted for publication. The article is entitled “New Evidence on the Link Between Genes, Psychological Traits, and Political Engagement” and will appear in the journal Politics and the Life Sciences (published by Cambridge University Press). The article is co-authored with an international […]

Legal Issues in WI panel to discuss shortage of public defenders, Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk presented at Southern Political Science Association’s annual conference

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) just returned from the Southern Political Science Association’s annual conference, which was held in Austin, TX. Weinschenk presented a paper entitled “The Quality and Sources of Public Perceptions of Local Conditions in U.S. Cities.” He also served as a discussant for a panel on the 2016 presidential election.

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen to give presentation at Manitowoc Public Library on Monday (Feb. 4)

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) will be delivering a presentation entitled “Refugees and Global Migration: Closing Borders and Resisting Responsibility” on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Manitowoc Public Library. The presentation will explore global trends towards border fortifications and closures in the wake of international migration and displacement crises, […]

Reminder: Global Studies holding first Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Global Studies is holding its first Spring 2019 discussion “Brazil after 2018 Presidential Elections” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 125 located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The discussion will be led by UW-Green Bay’s Bruna Muraca (Political Science, History, and Global Studies) and Dr. Javier Escudero, Ph.D., Director […]