Faculty & Staff

Carl Battaglia

Carl Battaglia

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B321

Caroline Boswell

Caroline Boswell

Associate Professor and Director of CATL
Humanities
SA 267

Education: B.A. Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, A.M. / Ph.D., Brown University
In addition to being our director, Caroline is an Associate Professor of Humanities and European History. Her teaching and research interests include early modern European history; British and Irish history; Atlantic history; popular politics and political culture; social history; and the... Read more »

Chuck Rybak

Chuck Rybak

Interim Dean and Professor of English and Humanities
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
TH 335F

Responsibilities: Oversee the following Academic Units:
·         Art and Design
·         Democracy and Justice Studies
·         Human Development
·        ... Read more »

Christopher Martin

Christopher Martin

Associate Professor, Chair of Humanities
Humanities
TH 331G

I have been teaching Philosophy at UW Green Bay for almost 6 years now. I teach a wide range of classes, but particularly enjoy teaching metaphysics (the study of Being) and Early Modern Philosophy (the major philosophical disputes defining the years between 1650-1770 or so). I am currently working on a paper on the origin of consciousness. In addition to my work here at the university I maintain... Read more »

Cristina Ortiz

Cristina Ortiz

Professor
Humanities
TH 373

Academic Interests

Professor Ortiz was born in San Sebastián (Spain) where she completed her undergraduate studies in Philosophy and Education. She came to the United States in 1987 to further her education. She obtained a Master Degree and a PhD in Spanish and Latin American Literatures from the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests are focused on women's issues,... Read more »

David Coury

David Coury

Professor
Humanities
TH 397

Prof. Coury is Professor of Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies and also Co-Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. Additionally he is one of the advisors of the International Business Minor. As an undergraduate, Prof. Coury studied in Salzburg, Austria and then later, studied for almost two years at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He has published... Read more »

David Voelker

David Voelker

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 377

Leadership Positions

  • Editor-in-Chief, Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin's Historical Review (2015-present)
  • Co-Director, Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars (2013-present)
  • Co-Director, UWGB Teaching Scholars (2012-2015)

 

Articles and Essays

Deborah Burden

Deborah Burden

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B326

Education

B.A., UW-Green Bay; M.S., UW-Stevens Point

Derek Jeffreys

Derek Jeffreys

Professor
Humanities
TH 389

Education

B.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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Emily Ransom

Emily Ransom

Assistant Professor
Humanities
TH 393

A country girl from North Carolina, Emily Ransom is a Renaissance scholar in both senses of the term. Her previous research has focused on Renaissance devotional complaint poetry, both English and continental, in addition to Thomas More and Northern Humanism, Reformation theology, Catholic recusant literature, constructions of English nationalism (especially in Spenser and Old English... Read more »

Gregory Aldrete

Gregory Aldrete

Professor
Humanities
TH 369

Selected Awards

  • 2015 University of Wisconsin System Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Joukowsky National Lecturer, Archaeological Institute of America (2014-15)
  • 2012 Wisconsin Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • NEH Humanities Fellowship (2012-13)
  • Solmsen... Read more »

Heidi Sherman

Heidi Sherman

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 387

Dissertation

"Barbarians Come to Market: Staraia Ladoga and Frontier Emporia Trading in Western Eurasia 500 BC to AD 1000"

Selected publications

  • "Grand Princess Olga: Vengeance and Sainthood in Kievan Rus," World History Connected, Volume 7 Number 1, February 2010.
  • "From Flax to Linen in the Medieval Rus Lands",... Read more »

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 358

Academic Interests

Born in Mendoza, Argentina, he has completed his undergraduate studies in Hispanic Studies at the Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) and his graduate degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Montréal (Montreal, Canada). He has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville before coming to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in fall 2007.... Read more »

Hye-Kyung Kim

Hye-Kyung Kim

Associate Professor, Chair of Philosophy
Humanities
TH 379

Education

B.A., M.A., Ewha Womans University; Ph.D., Marquette University

Isabel Iglesias

Isabel Iglesias

Lecturer
Humanities
TH 356

Education

English Philology, Deusto University; M.A., Purdue

J P Leary

J P Leary

Associate Professor
First Nations Studies
WH 410F

Dr. J P Leary serves as an Associate Professor in First Nations Studies, History, and Humanities, as a member of the graduate faculty in the Professional Program in Education, and as a faculty affiliate with the Education Center for First Nations Studies.

J. Vincent Lowery

J. Vincent Lowery

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 395

Emphases:

US History since 1865, African American History, The New South, Cultural History

 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

 
  • "Another Species of Race Discord": Race, Desirability, and the North Carolina Immigration Movement of the Early Twentieth Century, "Journal of American Ethnic History 34, no. 2 (Winter... Read more »

Jennifer Ham

Jennifer Ham

Professor, Vice Chair of Humanities
Humanities
TH 331D

Professor Jennifer Ham teaches a wide array of courses on German language, literature and culture. She has presented and published in the area of turn-of-the-century German studies on topics such as German theater and urban entertainment, the cultural history of animals, Frank Wedekind, Nietzsche and femininity and German cabaret. She is coeditor of Animal Acts: Configuring the Human in... Read more »

Jennifer Ronsman

Jennifer Ronsman

Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B322

Jennifer Young

Jennifer Young

Assistant Professor, Director of Writing Center
Humanities
MAC B328

Karla Larson

Karla Larson

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B323

Education

B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Iowa State

Kevin Kain

Kevin Kain

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
SA 263

Series co-editor

With Wolfram von Scheliha and Vera Tchentsova) Studies in Rus Harrassowitz Publishers Wiesbaden, Germany (2014-present)

Current Projects

  • With Wolfram von Sheliha, The Moscow Patriarchate: Power, Belief, Image and Legitimacy (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017)
  • "The Life of the Parsuna "Patriarch Nikon with Clergy in... Read more »

Linda Toonen

Linda Toonen

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B330

Education

B.A., UW-Green Bay; M.A., UW-Whitewater

Lisa Poupart

Lisa Poupart

Director and Chair- First Nations Education Doctorate/ First Nations Studies
First Nations Studies
WH 410C

Lisa Poupart, Ph.D., is a member of the Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Anishinaabeg. She is an associate professor of First Nations Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and Humanities at UW Green Bay. Dr. Poupart's work is concerned with healing First Nations generational historic trauma. She is also involved in a number of initiatives to standardize First Nations... Read more »

Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda

Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda

Assistant Professor
Humanities
TH 385

Michael Holstead

Michael Holstead

Associate Lecturer
Humanities
TH 358

Nichole Rued

Nichole Rued

Instructor
Humanities
MAC B325

Pang Yang

Pang Yang

Academic Department Associate
TH 331

Rebecca Meacham

Rebecca Meacham

Professor of Humanities, Women's and Gender Studies, and English
Humanities, Chair of English
TH 371

Rebecca Nesvet

Rebecca Nesvet

Assistant Professor
Humanities
TH 358

Sarah Schuetze

Sarah Schuetze

Assistant Professor
Humanities
SA 255

Stefan Hall

Stefan Hall

Associate Professor of Humanities (English literature) and Women & Gender Studies
Humanities
SA 277

Stefan teaches Medieval literature and humanities. He publishes on a wide variety of medieval topics, especially Scottish and Scandinavian studies. He is also an accomplished musician, primarily on the guitar.

Education

B.A., Austin Peay; M.A., Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Stefan Thomas Hall received his B.A. from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville,... Read more »

Stephanie Lemerond

Stephanie Lemerond

Associate Lecturer
Humanities
SA 265

Susan Frost

Susan Frost

Associate Lecturer
Humanities

Tara DaPra

Tara DaPra

Associate Lecturer
Humanities
MAC B329

Tara DaPra has taught English composition and creative writing at UWGB since 2009. She enjoys working with writers of all abilities both online and in the traditional classroom setting, and she especially enjoys working with students individually during "conference week." Her teaching philosophy centers on the idea that writers can discover what they're trying to say through the... Read more »