Faculty & Staff

Alison Gates

Alison Gates

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

Associate Professor
MAC A317

Dr. Staudinger teaches in Democracy and Justice Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Political Science at UW-Green Bay. Along with law and gender, she teaches courses in Political Theory. Her research explores constitutional change and political economy, with a particular focus on Prohibition and Repeal and the activism of women seeking a just division of labor in the home. Dr.... Read more »

Andrew Austin

Andrew Austin

Associate Professor
MAC A326


Andrew Austin is on the faculty of Democracy and Justice Studies and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay. His areas of interests are crime and justice, political economy, and political sociology. He has published numerous articles, essays, and reviews in books, encyclopedia, journals, and newspapers. His academic work has appeared in Capitalism Nature... Read more »

Bryan Carr

Bryan Carr

Associate Professor
MAC C335

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

Dr. Christine Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychology, Human Development, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is also chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at UWGB. Dr. Smith teaches courses on women and gender, social psychology, and research methods. She has done research examining the partner preferences of lesbian and bisexual women, the impact of fat stigma,... Read more »

Daniel Meinhardt

Daniel Meinhardt

Associate Professor
LS 454

Dr. Meinhardt teaches courses in human anatomy and physiology, comparative vertebrate anatomy, and evolutionary biology. Trained as an evolutionary anatomist, Dr. Meinhardt’s early research focused on miniaturization in frogs and some philosophical questions in evolutionary biology (e.g., Are species real?). Recently, he turned attention to the development of human reproductive anatomy,... Read more »

Doreen Higgins

Doreen Higgins

Associate Professor
RH 320K

Education

Dr. Higgins is an Associate Professor of Social Work at UW-Green Bay. She received a PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Kansas, an MSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a BSW from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Dr. Higgins’ current research focuses on the importance of social supports to individual and family well-being. She... 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 »

Kathleen Burns

Kathleen 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

Kimberley Reilly teaches in Democracy and Justice Studies, History, and Women's and Gender Studies at UW--Green Bay. Her teaching interests include U.S. women's history, legal history, the history of sexuality, and American consumer culture. Her current research is a legal and cultural history of marriage in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Her work has been... Read more »

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Associate Professor
MAC C318

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. She has experience working with local mental health... 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

Associate Professor
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 »

Samuel Watson

Samuel Watson

Assistant Professor
SA 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

Sarah Meredith

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
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 »