Tag: Political Science

Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft writes about the Green New Deal

UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Michael Kraft (Environmental Science & Policy) has written an article for the Tri-City Herald that focuses on the Green New Deal. “The short answer to the core question is that a Green New Deal in some form may well be feasible as well as affordable,” Kraft writes. Read the full article.

Reminder: WI Legal Issues Panel Discussion set for Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Weinschenk publication in Politics and the Life Sciences

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) recently had a peer-reviewed article accepted for publication. The article is entitled “New Evidence on the Link Between Genes, Psychological Traits, and Political Engagement” and will appear in the journal Politics and the Life Sciences (published by Cambridge University Press). The article is co-authored with an international […]

Legal Issues in WI panel to discuss shortage of public defenders, Friday, Feb. 22

The Legal Issues in WI panel, an important and timely discussion of the current shortage of public defenders in Wisconsin, related law school curriculum and admissions, will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room (Room 103) located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Panelists include UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk presented at Southern Political Science Association’s annual conference

Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) just returned from the Southern Political Science Association’s annual conference, which was held in Austin, TX. Weinschenk presented a paper entitled “The Quality and Sources of Public Perceptions of Local Conditions in U.S. Cities.” He also served as a discussant for a panel on the 2016 presidential election.

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Alise Coen to give presentation at Manitowoc Public Library on Monday (Feb. 4)

UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Assistant Prof. Alise Coen (Political Science, Public & Environmental Affairs) will be delivering a presentation entitled “Refugees and Global Migration: Closing Borders and Resisting Responsibility” on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Manitowoc Public Library. The presentation will explore global trends towards border fortifications and closures in the wake of international migration and displacement crises, […]

Reminder: Global Studies holding first Spring 2019 discussion on Wednesday (Feb. 6)

Global Studies is holding its first Spring 2019 discussion “Brazil after 2018 Presidential Elections” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 125 located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. The discussion will be led by UW-Green Bay’s Bruna Muraca (Political Science, History, and Global Studies) and Dr. Javier Escudero, Ph.D., Director […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk featured in article

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was interviewd by WisContext about recent Wisconsin polling on the governor. In the piece, Weinschenk said research suggests voters often assess politicians based on conditions like the state of the economy, quality of schools and crime rate. Read the article.

Prof. Weinschenk interviews with popular Argentine media outlet

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk (Political Science) was recently interviewed with one of Argentina’s most popular media outlets, Infobae. The interview focused on assessing the Trump presidency thus far. Read the article (written in Spanish). Here is an excerpt quoting Weinschenk: “It’s amazing how many political norms the president has violated—and how little many other politicians seem […]

Prof. Weinschenk talks pushback and ‘check and balances’

Prepare for pushback. That from a Wisconsin political scientist (Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk) as Tony Evers takes office. Evers already endured a lame-duck session orchestrated by Republican leaders. Weinschenk says don’t expect the political hostility to go away anytime soon. While many fear a gridlocked state system, Weinschenk says this is more common than not […]