Tag: Political Science

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 […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk accepts invite to editorial board

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science), has accepted an invitation to join the editorial board of the Journal of Social and Political Psychology — a peer-reviewed journal that publishes work at the intersection of social and political psychology. Weinschenk will serve a three-year term on the journal’s editorial board.

Faculty note: Weinschenk invited to Germany ‘think tank’

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) has been invited to speak in Berlin, Germany at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation’s International Conference for Political Communication in October 2017. The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation is one of Germany’s leading political think tanks. The conference is designed to bring together campaigners, scientists and experts from various countries to present their findings, views and insights […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk publishes research on the genetics of politics

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science and Psychology) recently had a peer-reviewed journal article titled “Genes, Personality Traits, and the Sense of Civic Duty” published in American Politics Research. The article, co-authored with Prof. Chris Dawes of New York University, uses data on identical and fraternal twins to examine the amount of genetic overlap between personality traits and the […]

Faculty note: Katia Levintova and Megan Olson Hunt win the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Awards

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Instructional Development Council are pleased to announce the 2017 Student Nominated Teaching Award Winners. Associate Professor Katia Levintova (Democracy and Justice Studies, Global Studies and Political Science) is the winner of the Experienced Teacher Award. Students praise Professor Levintova’s dedication to students and her […]