Tag: Political Science

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk featured in Fox 11 segment

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was featured in a recent Fox 11 piece on Mandela Barnes becoming Wisconsin’s first black lieutenant governor. “It’s like a symbolic thing. It can be really important for a group to see somebody who looks like them be elected so I think there’s a real importance to it,” Associate Prof. Weinschenk […]

Assistant Prof. Coen speaks on immigration myths in Manitowoc, Nov. 15

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs), who teaches at both the Sheboygan and Manitowoc Campuses, will be speaking about “Immigration Myths & Realities” as part of an immigration forum at Manitowoc City Hall on Nov. 15, 2018. The event begins at 7 p.m. and more info is available.

Faculty note: Prof. Weinschenk has article accepted for publication

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had an article accepted for publication. The paper is called “Moral Foundations, System Justification, and Support for Trump in the 2016 Presidential Election” (co-author with Chris Dawes, New York University) and will be published in The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics.

Faculty note: Prof. Aaron Weinschenk to serve as guest co-editor for psychology journal

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) will serve as a co-guest editor for a special issue of Personality and Individual Differences, a well known journal in psychology. The special issue will focus on personality and politics. Weinschenk has done a great deal of work in the area of political psychology, including research on how personality traits influence political behavior. […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen interviewed on WPR

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs) was interviewed on WPR’s “Central Time” on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 for a segment discussing the politics of immigration surrounding the group of migrants and asylum-seekers heading north from Honduras. Listen to the segment.

Prof. Weinschenk writes piece for ‘Urban Affairs Forum’

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Chair, Political Science) penned a piece for Urban Affairs Forum about an economic development project he does for his Urban Politics & Policy class. Weinschenk assigns small groups of students to create economic development plans for actual U.S. cities. See more here.  

Prof. Helpap talks 1st Senate Race with WPR

Voters in Northeast Wisconsin will see a strikingly similar ballot this November to their special election ballot from June 12, reports Wisconsin Public Radio. This summer, Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque, R-De Pere, lost to now-Sen. Caleb Frostman, D-Sturgeon Bay, in a special election called by Gov. Scott Walker. Five months later, Frostman and Jacque will again […]