Tag: Political Science

Faculty note: Prof. Levintova receives Western Michigan’s Political Science Alumni Achievement Award

Prof. Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) received Western Michigan’s Political Science Alumni Achievement Award for 2019. Prof. Levintova attended Western Michigan for her doctoral degree. Past recipients and more information can be found here. Congratulations!

Faculty note: UW-Green Bay Prof. Coen to speak at Great Decisions Lecture, Sept. 19

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) will be delivering a public lecture on “Refugees and Global Migration” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19. This lecture will take place at the Mead Public Library in Sheboygan. Coen’s lecture is part of the 2019 Great Decisions series.

Speakers announced for TEDxUW-GreenBay 2019 Event at the Weidner Center, October 24, 2019

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Tickets on sale Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is bringing its independently organized TEDx series titled TEDxUW-GreenBay to the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Howard Hall on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 16, 2018 at 11a.m. […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s research referenced in Psychology Today

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Political Science) research on the link between genes, psychological traits and political engagement was referenced in Psychology Today on Sept. 8, 2019. The post focuses on how genes and psychological traits can actually be connected to politics. The full post can be found here.

Prof. Coen does WPR Central Time segment about Flores agreement, and Trump rule

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) was interviewed on WPR’s Central Time for a segment about the Flores agreement and the Trump administration’s new rule impacting migrant children and families. You can listen to the segment here.

Prof. Coen interviewed on BBC about Syrian conflict

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) was interviewed on BBC Radio for a July 27, 2019 segment about the Syrian conflict and international response. Coen was part of a panel of experts interviewed by BBC radio host Dotun Adebayo about the future of the conflict and the lack of action by […]

Looking At Polarization In Wisconsin’s Legislature | Wisconsin Public Radio

You can’t read the news without hearing about how polarized politics are today. But exactly how polarized are they? WPR interviewed political scientist (UW-Green Bay’s Aaron Weinschenk), who recently measured polarization in Wisconsin. Listen via Looking At Polarization In Wisconsin’s Legislature | Wisconsin Public Radio.

Prof. Weinschenk shares ‘How Polarized Are Wisconsin’s Lawmakers?’ | WisContext

“Talk of political polarization — epitomized by the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats — is ubiquitous these days. Watch the nightly news, read a newspaper article about a political issue or talk to someone about politics, and the topic of polarization will likely come up. While polarization has long been discussed in terms of […]

Falling in line – Isthmus | Madison, Wisconsin

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Affairs) was interviewed in Isthmus, recently… “In an April 2019 survey, Charles Franklin at the Marquette University Law School found most Wisconsin Republicans — 88 percent — are happy with Trump. Meanwhile, 95 percent of Democrats disapproved of Trump, while independents were split, with 45 percent […]

Prof. Coen: ‘Changes in U.S. Immigration Discourse Signal Departure of Responsibilities’

“Amid ongoing reports about new immigration proposals from President Donald J. Trump’s administration, it can be challenging to track change and continuity. What might appear as unprecedented moves are often intensifications of trends begun under previous administrations. Yet important parameters of the U.S. immigration conversation are evolving, and it is worth considering how these transformations […]