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Democracy & Justice Studies

Andrew Austin

Andrew Austin
Associate Professor
MAC A326
(920) 465-2359/465-2355

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 the Law and Justice Studies emphasis. His areas of interests are crime and justice issues, environmental sociology, political economy, political sociology, and race and ethnic relation. He has published numerous articles, essays, and reviews in books and journals. He has chaired, presented, or had papers read at more than a dozen professional conferences. He was honored in 2002 with the Spectrum Award for outstanding scholarship with his article ''The Antienvironmental Countermovement: Accumulation and its Discontents.'' In 2006, he traveled to Amman, Jordan, where he lectured on the politicization of religion at the United Nations University. He returned to Jordan in April of 2007 to lecture on democracy and human rights. Most recently, in 2014, he published a series of articles in Sage's Encyclopedia of Social Deviance.