Tag: Political Science

Faculty note: Aaron Weinschenk writes blog post for Cambridge University Press

Associate Prof. and Chair of the Department of Political Science Aaron Weinschenk recently wrote a blog post titled “The Link Between Genes, Psychological Traits, and Political Engagement” for Cambridge University Press’ Cambridge Core blog. Weinschenk was approached by Cambridge to write a post based on his recent article published in Politics and the Life Sciences.

Faculty Note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s paper accepted in leading journal

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental Affairs, Political Science) recently had an accepted publication in the journal Political Research Quarterly. The paper is entitled “Information, Political Bias, and Public Perceptions of Local Conditions” and is co-authored with Thomas Holbrook, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Political Research Quarterly is widely viewed as one of the […]

Presentation, Nov. 13, ‘Something Real About Fake News: How Mindfulness and Mindlessness Drive The Echo-Chamber!’

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. in Wood Hall 324, the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business will be hosting a research presentation entitled, “Something Real About Fake News: How Mindfulness and Mindlessness Drive The Echo-Chamber!” This presentation will be presented by UW-Green Bay Prof. Gaurav Bansal (MIS and Statistics) and […]

Prof. Coen talks to NPR about Tucson’s “sanctuary city” vote

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) was interviewed by NPR affiliate KJZZ Phoenix as part of an immigration panel on Tucson’s “sanctuary city” vote. Her segment begins at the 18:50 mark and can be streamed here.

Faculty note: Prof. Weinschenk has three articles accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk recently had three articles accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. The first article is entitled “The Type of Student You Were in High School Predicts Voter Turnout in Adulthood” and will be published by Social Science Quarterly. The article is already available online here. His paper “Are Perceptions of Local Conditions Rooted in Reality? Evidence from Two […]

Faculty note: Research by Prof. Weinschenk attracts international attention

A 2019 study published by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) in the journal Politics and the Life Sciences (co-authored with researchers from New York University, Brescia University College at Western University, the University of Bremen, and Bielefeld University) has recently attracted considerable media attention. Findings from the paper have been highlighted in a number of different outlets over the […]

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!