Tag: Political Science

UW-Green Bay junior McKenna Kelsey tells her story of transformation in the Lodi Enterprise

She’s an ambitious student at UW-Green Bay, where she studies Political Science and Democracy & Justice Studies, and minors in History, Global Studies and Humanistic Studies. At first, McKenna Kelsey wanted to blend in. Now the junior from Poynette says she’s interested in advocating for people with epilepsy on a global level. Read her story.

Faculty note: Weinschenk publishes research on the genetics of politics

Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science and Psychology), recently had a peer-reviewed journal article accepted for publication in Political Research Quarterly, a top general-interest journal in political science. The article, co-authored with Professor Christopher Dawes (New York University) — a pioneer in the field of biopolitics, uses data on identical and fraternal twins to estimate the heritability […]

Faculty note: Levintova and Staudinger published volume.

Associate Prof. Katia Levintova (Political Science) and Assistant Professor Alison Staudinger’s (Democracy and Justice Studies) edited volume on Gender in Teaching and Learning of Political Science has been contracted by the Indiana University Press. The edited volume contains contributions from faculty (and Ph.D student, UWGB alumnus Danny Mueller) representing University of Montana, Dayton University, UW-Stevens Point, Auckland University (New Zealand), […]

Political Science profs lead human rights teach-in

UW-Green Bay’s Pride Center and American Intercultural Center have joined forces to sponsor a Human Rights Teach-In from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1. Political Science professors Alison Staudinger, Elizabeth Wheat, Aaron Weinschenk and Kris Coulter will answer questions about the U.S. government, presidential power and judicial power as they pertain to human rights. […]

Election coverage: Al Jazeera’s John Hendren taps UWGB Prof. Weinschenk


Al Jazeera’s John Hendren taps Prof. Aaron Weinschenk as election expert With Monday’s Green Bay visit by presidential hopeful Donald Trump, Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports on a group that has become the core of his support, and visits campus to interview UWGB Prof. Aaron Weinschenk to speculate on the “why.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGPUkQewDOQ

Prof. Weinscheck interview with nextcity.org

“The economy is always first and foremost in voters’ minds, especially those who live in urban areas whose quality of life is so tied into job and housing,” says Aaron Weinschenk, a political science professor for University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. “In some ways the economy is overshadowed by the unique candidates. But people still think […]