Tag: Political Science

Alumnus Vanya Koepke receives Washington County’s outstanding alumnus award

UW-Green Bay alumnus Vanya Koepke ’15 (Public Administration, Political Science) has been named the recipient of UW-Milwaukee at Washington County’s 2019 outstanding alumnus award. Koepke attended UW-Milwaukee at Washington County before transferring to UW-Green Bay. He currently works as a Senior Carrier Sales Executive at Schneider National in Green Bay. Koepke also has a strong interest in […]

Guest speakers provide students with unique opportunities in Prof. Weinschenk’s class

Dr. Ashok Rai (CEO of Prevea Health; Chancellor’s Council of Trustees member) visited Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk’s (Political Science) Congress class to guest lecture on his testimony before Congress last year. He also talked about the importance of advocacy and lobbying, ways to re-think the American healthcare system and health issues facing Wisconsin like the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Coen asks, What Do You Mean By ‘Immigrants’?

Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science) wrote the article “What Do You Mean By ‘Immigrants’?” for CAHSS and Effect. In this article, Coen explains why “there is no single category or simple dichotomy in which ‘immigrants’ can be placed.” Read more.

Coming up: ‘Fight for Your Rights’ presentation

Kicking off on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Weidner Center, students in Democracy and Justice Studies and Political Science’s American Political Thought will discuss their curation of a two-week exhibition of artwork (April 30-May 7, 2019, 407 Gallery, Studio Arts) “Fight for Your Rights.” The exhibit challenges viewers to […]

Pop-up student showcase set for Monday, May 6

A Pop-Up Student Showcase featuring students from Democracy and Justice Studies, History, Humanities, Political Science and Public and Environmental Affairs will be taking place at the Weidner Center in Studio 301 on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This celebration of student work will include demonstrations, launches, celebrations, presentations and live podcast recordings. […]

Prof. Coen featured on WPR at 3 p.m. today to discuss ‘sanctuary cities’ for asylum seekers

The Washington Post reported last week that the White House proposed sending asylum seekers detained at the border to so-called “sanctuary cities.” UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public and Environmental Affairs) will be the guest of WPR’s Central Time at 3 p.m. today (Tuesday. April 16, 2019) to discuss the proposal. “We […]

Faculty note: Alise Coen presents at Midwest Annual Political Science Association

Assistant Professor Alise Coen (Political Science, PEA) presented her research on “Refugees as Partisan Symbols: The Politicization of the Syrian Crisis in U.S. Elections” at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association in Chicago this past Saturday, April 5. She discussed how partisan identity narratives and political polarization in U.S. politics connect to U.S. refugee responsibility-sharing […]