Associate Prof. Andrew Austin (Democracy and Justice Studies) presented the working paper “Prison’s Purpose: Comparing the Nordic and U.S. Correctional Approaches” at the Wisconsin Sociological Association Conference on Oct. 25, 2019. The conference was held at Carthage College in Kenosha. The paper’s theme concerns Associate Prof. Austin’s endeavor to provide policymakers with alternative correctional approaches […]
If you are starting a new publishing house in the UK and want to introduce an innovative book series in urban sociology that will highlight emerging research studies from around the world — who are you going call? Look no further than UW-Green Bay! Prof. and Ray Hutchison (Sociology, Anthropology, and longtime chair of Urban […]
“Thanksgiving is upon us, which means some families may be serving up a side of political talk around the dinner table. A contentious midterm election that led to a new governor in Wisconsin and Democratic control of the U.S. House is still not far from people’s minds. So, how do you handle the potential barbs from […]
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. (Sociology) and Chair of Democracy and Justice Studies Andrew Austin published an article titled “How Garrisoning Schools With Armed Resource Officers Normalizes Authoritarianism.” Read the article on Buzzflash.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Senior lecturer Karen Dalke (Sociology, Public and Environmental Affairs) recently presented a paper entitled: “Mustang Denizen: Reimagining the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971″ at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK for a conference titled: Horses, Society and the Law: Past, Present and Future.
Senior Lecturer Karen Dalke’s (Sociology, Public & Environmental Affairs) co-authored conference paper entitled National Treasure: Nationalistic Representations of the Finnhorse in Trotting Championships, was recently published in the book, “Equestrian Cultures in Global and Local Contexts.”
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 […]