Faculty & Staff

Alison Gates

Alison Gates

Associate Professor
SA 231

Education

B.A., B.F.A., Western Washington State University; M.F.A., University of Washington

Courses 

  • ART 250: Introduction to Textiles/Fibers
  • ART 355: Intermediate Textiles/Fibers
  • ART 435: Advanced Textiles/Fibers
  • ART 107: Two-Dimensional Design

 

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 »

Andrew Austin

Andrew Austin

Associate Professor
MAC A326

www.uwgb.edu/austina/home.html

Andrew Austin is Associate Professor and Chair of Democracy and Justice Studies and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He teaches courses in Sociology and in the Law and Justice Studies emphasis. His areas of interests are crime and justice issues, environmental sociology, political economy,... Read more »

Bryan Carr

Bryan Carr

Assistant Professor
MAC C327

Press Release

Bryan Carr

Instruction Manual

Almost every new product you buy has an instruction manual. Why doesn't someone issue a similar manual for the people we work with most frequently? In an attempt to bridge the gap, I've constructed a manual of tips for working with... Read more »

Christine Smith

Christine Smith

Associate Professor
MAC C313

Research Interests

Gender, stigma, and relationships, and lesbian and gay issues. Current research interests include partner preferences, weight stigma and body image, and well-being among stigmatized groups.

Education

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh (Social Psychology)

Daniel Meinhardt

Daniel Meinhardt

Associate Professor
LS 454

Research Interests

I am interested in the development and evolution of the vertebrate skeleton, the philosophy of science, and the relationship between art and science.

Education

Ph.D. 2002 The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; B.S. 1992 Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

Doreen Higgins

Doreen Higgins

Associate Professor (Co-Director)
RH 320K

Doreen has worked as a medical social worker in a hospital setting, in hospital-based home health care in the community, and has worked extensively with older adults and family caregivers. She has also served as a certified psychotherapist in both inpatient and outpatient mental hospital-based settings.

Doreen's doctoral dissertation examined perceptions of older adult... Read more »

Heidi Fencl

Heidi Fencl

Professor
LS 465

Research Interests

Dr. Fencl's research interests are in physics education. She is especially interested in gender norms in self-efficacy and problem solving, and how such norms affect the science classroom experience.

Education

Ph.D. in Physics (The Ohio State University); M.S. (University of Nebraska)

Illene Cupit

Illene Cupit

Professor
MAC C325

Dr. Cupit's work is in death, dying and bereavement. Her current research interests are on college student grief, the uses of the Internet in the study of death and dying, and the effects of bereavement camps as a form of grief intervention for children who have experienced the death of a loved one. In addition, she is the founder and director of Camp Lloyd, a summer day camp for grieving... Read more »

Jolanda Sallmann

Jolanda Sallmann

Associate Professor
RH 320L

Jolanda joined the faculty in the fall, 2004. She teaches in both the BSW and MSW programs, including a general education ethnic studies course offered to undergraduates.

Jolanda completed her Ph.D. in social welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation examines the lived experiences of women who have exchanged sex for money, drugs, or other material goods and... Read more »

Kate Burns

Kate Burns

Associate Professor
MAC C321

Dr. Burns conducts research on stereotypes, emotion, and self-regulation. She is very interested in working with students on research.

Education

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, M.S. University of Massachusetts, B.A. Grinnell College

Kimberley Reilly

Kimberley Reilly

Assistant Professor
MAC A320

Current book project

Reconstructing Love: Marriage in Law and Culture, 1870-1920

 

Publications

  • “‘A Perilous Venture for Democracy’: Soldiers, Sexual Morality, and American Citizenship in the First World War,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, special issue on “Women’s and Gender History in Global... Read more »

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Associate Professor
MAC C316

Dr. Vespia has published journal articles and a book chapter on topics such as career development, clinical supervision/counselor development, and mental health services on college campuses. She is particularly interested in multicultural and gender issues, particularly as these relate to vocational development, education, and mental health.

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling... Read more »

Le Zhu

Le Zhu

Associate Professor
LS 450

Advising

Human Biology (Nutritional Sciences/Dietetics & General).

Research Interests

My research revolves around iron. More specifically, I am interested in understanding mechanisms involved in the interaction of iron and ingredients in the food matrix that might decrease iron bioavailability (the absorption and utilization of iron in the body),... Read more »

Lisa Poupart

Lisa Poupart

Director and Chair- First Nations Education Doctorate/ 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 »

Rebecca Meacham

Rebecca Meacham

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

Samuel Watson

Samuel Watson

Assoc Lecturer
Studio Arts 257

Education:  B.A. Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A. Native American Art History, University of New Mexico; Ph.D.  American Art History., University of Kansas
 

Sarah Meredith Livingston

Sarah Meredith Livingston

Professor
SA 113, RH 310

Education

D.M.A. from the University of Iowa, M.M. from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2 year diploma from the Hochschule fur Musik, Hamburg, Germany; B.S. and B.M.E. degrees from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Throughout Europe, the U.S. and South America, Sarah Meredith Livingston has performed as soloist, recitalist, masterclass teacher and... Read more »

Sarah Schuetze

Sarah Schuetze

Assistant Professor
SA 255

Stefan Hall

Stefan Hall

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