Faculty

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Associate Professor
MAC B319

Education

B.A and B.S., Political Science and Public Administration (Summa Cum Laude, with distinction in the major), University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (2007); M.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2009); Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2013)


Publications

Alison Staudinger

Alison Staudinger

Assistant Professor
MAC A317

Fields of Interest

Political Theory, Constitutional Law, Gender, Democratic Theory, Populism, Work, Labor and Family, Citizenship

Current Research

Currently, I am further developing my dissertation project, which examines the historical and theoretical relationship of work to citizenship, and then advocates for a normative practice of civic renewal housed in... Read more »

David Helpap

David Helpap

Assistant Professor
MAC A319

Fields of Interest

State and local government; urban politics; public management and budgeting; public policy

Current Research

My current research has been focused on the degree to which guidelines and best practices, particularly those developed by public management organizations, are utilized by local governments. Recently, this has included examining... Read more »

Ekaterina Levintova

Ekaterina Levintova

Associate Professor
MAC A327

Current Reasearch

Linkages between the public and elites in post-communist nations of Eastern Europe; democratization and public attitudes; content analysis of elite value orientations.

Fields of Interest

Comparative politics, international relations, Russian and Eastern European politics, theories of social change, comparative political ideologies,... Read more »

Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Assistant Professor
MAC B327

Fields of Interest

Environmental law, civil rights and liberties, environmental justice, and international law and organizations. 

 

Kristine Coulter

Kristine Coulter

Assistant Professor
MAC A318

Kris joined the Democracy and Justice Studies department in Fall 2014 as an Instructor. Her teaching and research interests include law, American politics, gender and race. She is from Rochester, Minnesota, and earned her bachelor's at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and completed work toward her PhD in political science at the University of California, Irvine. She enjoys... Read more »