Craig Hanke

Associate Professor

LS 403


Ph.D. Medical College of Wisconsin; Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Music at Lawrence University in Appleton WI

Dr. Craig Hanke completed his bachelor’s degree in Biology and Music at Lawrence University in Appleton WI in 1991. After completing college he worked as a research technologist for 3 years before attending graduate school. He enrolled in graduate school in 1995 and completed his doctorate in Pharmacology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2000. During that time he taught courses in Medical Pharmacology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Graduate Nursing Pharmacology at Marquette University and Introductory Pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

After graduate school, Dr. Hanke taught at Beloit College in southern Wisconsin for 2 years as a visiting assistant professor of Biology. He then moved to Green Bay and began teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2001 as an assistant professor in the Human Biology and Biology departments. Dr. Hanke teaches Introduction to Human Biology, Human Physiology, Comparative Physiology, Neurobiology, Human Physiology Laboratory, and Science and Religion:Spirit of Inquiry. In the summer of 2005 he will co-lead a travel course to Italy focused on the History of Science During the Italian Renaissance. Dr. Hanke joined the RCMS program in the summer of 2002 and has taught courses in cell biology (DNA-Protein: The Central Dogma) and anatomy and physiology (The Nerve Wracking Summer of Heart Break and Muscle Cramps).

Dr. Hanke is married with 3 children and enjoys spending time with his family in outdoor activities (especially fishing and biking). He also plays in some of the local jazz groups and can occasionally be seen hanging out with these shady jazz musicians in the local dive bars.