Tag: Democracy and Justice Studies

2019 Student Nominated Teaching Award winners

The Student Nominated Teacher Award is an effort of the Instructional Development Council and Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning that recognizes excellent teaching from a student perspective. This year, the committee changed the administration of the award to reflect the breadth and diversity of outstanding teaching that is taking place on this […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Jon Shelton selected as NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) has been selected as a 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The fellowship award of $70,000 is intended to assist with the fellow’s salary replacement and research expenses for the fellowship period. This year, 30 fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 221 applications […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Eric Morgan appointed new editor-in-chief of ‘Voyageur’

Associate Prof. Eric J. Morgan (Democracy and Justice Studies, History) has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin’s Historical Review. Published by the Brown County Historical Society in cooperation with the UW-Green Bay, Voyageur is a non-profit magazine dedicated to exploring the history of a 26-county area of greater northeast Wisconsin and […]

Jordyn Gaurkee: Turning trauma into advocacy

Jordyn Gaurkee

UW-Green Bay student Jordyn Gaurkee ’20 (Democracy and Justice Studies) used a traumatic experience to shape her future for the better, and to better advocate for others in need. For her passion and commitment to social justice, she was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, recognized nationwide by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows are among […]

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton quoted in ‘New York Times’ piece

Associate Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in the New York Times opinion piece “The Right Has a Greater Appreciation of Labor’s Role Than We Do.” “Long story short, union membership has stabilized, but the consequences have been severe. One of the things that is hard to capture—beyond the economics—is how much public employees […]

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. […]

Faculty note: Prof. Kaye talks President Trump in ‘The Guardian’

Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor Harvey J. Kaye (Democracy and Justice Studies) was quoted in The Guardian article “Trump vows America ‘will never be a socialist country’ during Wisconsin rally.” Prof. Harvey Kaye said in the article that Wisconsinites were angry ahead of the last election and provides insight on Wisconsinites feel now about the economy. Read […]