Tag: Political Science

Faculty note: Kraft writes ‘con’ response to oil and gas debate

“The oil and gas industry is trying to convince us it is serious about a warming planet. It promises to expand its efforts to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions that are the principal cause of climate change,” writes faculty emeritus Michael Kraft (Political Science, Public and Environmental Affairs) in a position story for the Sacramento […]

Faculty Note: Associate Prof. Weinschenk article accepted in Journal of Political Marketing

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed journal accepted for publication in the Journal of Political Marketing.  The article is solo-authored and uses a variety of different datasets (e.g., exit polls, state-level Census data) to understand the role of demographic variables in shaping the 2016 presidential election.

Global Studies hosts third conversation: Centennial of the Russian Revolution

Global Studies extends an invitation to its third conversation about important political events unfolding this fall. The Centennial of the Russian Revolution will be Thursday, Nov. 16, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Phoenix Room C, University Union. Discussion will be led by Russian studies colleagues Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (Humanities), Senior Lecturer Kevin Kain (Humanities), […]

Associate Prof. Weinschenk was in prestigious company at German think tank

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UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently returned from Berlin, Germany, where he was invited by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation — one of Germany’s leading political think tanks — to be one of four experts to discuss U.S. campaigns and elections, particularly the 2016 campaigns. The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation’s International Conference for Political Communication was designed to bring together campaigners, scientists […]

Prof. Helpap weighs in on Supreme Court taking up Wisconsin redistricting case

The U.S. Supreme Court will take on the battle over Wisconsin’s legislative districts. It stems from a lawsuit filed two years ago, when a dozen Democratic voters sued the state, saying the district maps were unconstitutional. In a story by Fox 11, UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. David Helpap (Political Science) said, “There is a potential […]

Reminder: Public Hearing: ‘Access to Justice’ Oct. 2

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UW-Green Bay Political Science, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and Greater Green Bay and the American Association of University Women-Wisconsin, is hosting a public hearing, “Access to Justice,” Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. by Common Cause in Wisconsin. It will be held in the Christie Theatre, University Union, […]

Public Hearing: ‘Access to Justice’ Oct. 2

UW-Green Bay Political Science, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and Greater Green Bay, is hosting a public hearing, “Access to Justice,” Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. by Common Cause in Wisconsin. It will be held in the Christie Theatre, University Union, UWGB. The public is encouraged to attend. […]

Washington Post responds to Weinschenk column/research

On Monday, the The Washington Post published a piece co-written by UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk: Did James Comey cost Hillary Clinton the 2016 election? Today the Post followed up with analysis on the column. Here is an excerpt: “A pair of political science professors are out with a seemingly significant study: Despite Hillary […]