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Department of Public & Environmental Affairs

Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat
Assistant Professor, Pre-Law Coordinator
MAC B327
(920) 465-2848
Elizabeth Wheat joined the Public and Environmental Affairs department in Fall 2012 after two years as a visiting instructor with Alma College in Michigan. She earned her bachelor's in psychology at Alma College, her master's in public affairs (with an emphasis in comparative environmental policy) from Indiana University, and completed her doctorate in Political Science at Western Michigan University. She is from Marshall, Mich. Her research interests include environmental law, civil rights and liberties, environmental justice, and international law and organizations. Courses she teaches include Environmental Politics and Policy, Environmental Law, and Perspectives in Environmental Science and Policy.


  • Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Environmental Law
  • Perspectives in Environmental Science and Policy