A column by faculty emeritus Michal Kraft (Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs) was featured in The Eagle on March 17, 2018. “Given these alternatives, we should keep the federal ethanol requirement for its desirable goals of reducing reliance on imported oil and limiting greenhouse gas emissions. But we also should change the rules […]
Marquette Law School released a poll recently that reports that although there is a crowded race to face Governor Scott Walker in November, most voters don’t know enough or anything at all about his challengers,” reports Fox 11. “Of the nine candidates that Marquette Law School asked 800 registered voters about, State Superintendent Tony Evers […]
As a follow up to his WisContext article on judicial elections, Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Administration) went on WPR’s Central Time program yesterday (Feb. 28, 2018) to discuss his research and Wisconsin elections. Listen to the interview and see the brief summary, here.
“Voter turnout was low yet higher than the recent average for a February ballot when Wisconsin held a primary election for a state Supreme Court seat on Feb. 20, 2018. While debates rage on about whether judges should be elected at all, there are also differing views on the question of whether judicial elections should […]
In the first session of the 11th annual Great Decisions series at the Manitowoc Public Library Monday, Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science) from UW-Manitowoc and UW-Sheboygan called into question the United States’ position as a global leader. “Part of that ‘Pax Americana’ is asking what has happened to that power,” Coen said. “Is it eroding? Is […]
In a letter to the editor published in the Green Bay Press Gazette, Feb. 2, 2018, Vanya Koepke ’15 (Political Science, Public Administration), former Student Government Association president, gets an endorsement from former alderman, Jerry Wiezbiski.
“For Nicolette Birkholz, working at the Grafton Public Library is a return to her beginning.” Such is the lead of a nice feature on the UW-Green Bay alumna (’12, English) who spends the better part of her day helping children to become bookworms. Read the story written by the Ozaukee Press.
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article accepted for publication in The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. The article is titled “The Dynamics of Voter Preferences in the 2016 Presidential Election.” The paper is co-authored with a colleague of Weinschenk’s at Northeastern University (Boston).
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article accepted for publication in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. The paper is titled “Preelection Poll Accuracy and Bias in the 2016 U.S. General Elections.” It is co-authored with colleagues from Duke University and Northeastern University.
Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal accepted for publication in Social Influence. The paper is titled “Gender and Social Conformity: Do Men and Women Respond Differently to Social Pressure to Vote?” Weinschenk is the lead author on the paper, which was co-authored with researchers at the University of Cambridge (UK) and […]