“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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. David Helpap (Public and Environmental Affairs, Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article, “Public Management in Rural Local Governments: An Assessment of Institutional Differences and Implications” accepted for publication in State and Local Government Review, a SAGE Journals publication. The research examines the use of a professional administrator by rural […]
As his re-election campaign kicks off, President Donald Trump has announced that “millions” of immigrants living in the country illegally will be deported. WPR turns to UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Sheboygan and Manitowoc Campuses) to consider what may be ahead. Air time is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June, 20.
“Syllabus Journal” (co-edited by Caroline Boswell/CATL and Humanities and Katia Levintova/DJS) has just published its latest (8:1) issue. In the first 2019 issue, campus readers will find new insights and ideas for courses in communication, service-learning, women and gender studies, and teacher education. Editors hope that UW-Green Bay colleagues will consider being authors and reviewers for the peer-reviewed Journal, especially for […]
Is it time time to stop holding municipal elections in Pennsylvania? The writer of this opinion piece reached all the way to Green Bay to talk to UW-Green Bay Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) about it. Lining municipal elections with big general elections boosts turnout. A study Weinschenk co-authored in 2013 concluded that “shifting an […]
UW-Green Bay alumnus Vanya Koepke ’15 (Public Administration, Political Science) has been named the recipient of UW-Milwaukee at Washington County’s 2019 outstanding alumnus award. Koepke attended UW-Milwaukee at Washington County before transferring to UW-Green Bay. He currently works as a Senior Carrier Sales Executive at Schneider National in Green Bay. Koepke also has a strong interest in […]
Dr. Ashok Rai (CEO of Prevea Health; Chancellor’s Council of Trustees member) visited Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Political Science) Congress class to guest lecture on his testimony before Congress last year. He also talked about the importance of advocacy and lobbying, ways to re-think the American healthcare system and health issues facing Wisconsin like the […]
Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science) wrote the article “What Do You Mean By ‘Immigrants’?” for CAHSS and Effect. In this article, Coen explains why “there is no single category or simple dichotomy in which ‘immigrants’ can be placed.” Read more.