Tag: Psychology

Prof. Gurung collaborates with alumni and undergrad for recent publication

“Power and provocativeness: The effects of subtle changes in clothing on perceptions of working women,” is now published in the Journal of Social Psychology. The publication is the work of Prof. Regan Gurung (Psychology, Human Development) and UW-Green Bay graduates Michaella Brikner ’17 and Vincenzio Badalamenti ’16, as well as current student Elizabeth Punke. “The […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk interviewed regarding Sen. Baldwin’s seat

Fox 11 reports on a steady influx of political ads, even though it is not an election year. “A key target is U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin. Republicans are already eyeing her seat in the Senate. She’s up for re-election next year.”  For the story, Fox 11 interviewed Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Public and Environmental […]

Alumnus Cornelius presents on Iroquoian culture

UW-Green Bay alumnus Randy Cornelius (Psychology) presented “Iroquoian Culture and Contemporary History,” July 24, at the Waupaca Area Public Library. Cornelius offered a historical perspective of the atrocities and federal policies that Native Americans endured in their attempts to maintain their identity. Cornelius has been working with the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin for 30 years, […]

Faculty note: Weinschenck co-authors paper on genes’ influence on voting behavior

Why do some people consider voting to be an important moral obligation while others brush it off? New research has found evidence that genes have a large influence on sense of civic duty. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk is the lead author. “Voting is one of the most basic ways of participating in a […]

Gurung elected to American Psychological Association Council

Prof. Regan A. R. Gurung (Human Development and Psychology), has been elected to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives. He will represent the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. The Council of Representatives is the legislative body of APA and has full power and authority over the affairs and funds of the association within […]

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 […]

Campus mourns passing of Donald Makuen

Donald R. Makuen, 86, of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin and Estero, Florida passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2017 in Ellison Bay. Early in his long and active academic career, Makuen was Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs and Professor of Psychology at UW-Green Bay. In 1969 he was honored with the “Teacher of the Year” award. Read […]