Tag: Sociology

Associate Prof. Austin: ‘Police in schools does not make them safer’

Associate Prof. Andrew Austin (Sociology & Chair of Democracy and Justice Studies) argues that adding more armed officers to schools is not the way out of gun violence. In his column, “Police in the schools does not make them safer” in the Green Bay Press Gazette, Austin explains that the increase of armed police presence at […]

Faculty note: Prof. Hutchison publication

Prof. Ray Hutchison (Sociology and Public and Environmental Affairs) has published a paper titled “Empy Space: Historical Memory” in the Springer VS collection Moving Cities — Contested Views on Urban Life.  Hutchison’s chapter examines three events from the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 in Chicago — the Market Square rally where Albert Parsons addressed some 20,000 persons, […]

Proud Papa: Prof. Austin presents son, Nikolas, with diploma

Associate Prof. Andrew Austin’s son, Nikolas, graduated with a degree in Political Science and was quite active in student government. Serving as Student Government Association President in 2016-17, he fought for expanded voting opportunities on campus. “I think that the only really effective way to make sure that everyone has access to voting, which is […]

Hutchison earns Santander Chair at Portugal’s University of Lisbon

Prof. Ray Hutchison of Sociology has been awarded the Cátedra Santander (the Santander Chair) in the Faculdade de Ciéncias Socialis e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (the Humanities and Social Sciences at the New University of Lisbon) for the 2016 spring semester.  The New University of Lisbon was founded in 1973 following the collapse of […]

Visiting professor to lecture here on Hmong culture in China


Dr. Yan Gao, from the art department at Bijie College in Guizhou Province, China, will lecture about the traditional culture and dress of Hmong residents of the province from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday (Oct. 26) in a free public talk in MAC Hall Room 223. The campus visit is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s Hmong […]

Faculty note: Hutchison presentation on ‘tent graves’


Prof. Ray Hutchison (Sociology) will be presenting an overview of his recent (and continuing) research on tent graves of the Tennessee highlands at the Social Science Research Forum this Friday (Oct. 23) from 2:20 to 3:30 p.m. in Bemis Hall Room 213 at St. Norbert College, De Pere. Hutchison’s talk, titled “East Tennessee Ephemerides: The […]