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Democracy & Justice Studies

Andrew Austin

Andrew Austin
Associate Professor
Office
MAC A326
Phone
(920) 465-2359/465-2355
Email
austina@uwgb.edu
Website
www.uwgb.edu/austina/home.html

Andrew Austin is Associate Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay. In addition to teaching courses in sociology and the Law and Justice Studies program, he directs the department’s internship program. His areas of interests are crime and justice issues, environmental sociology, political economy, political sociology, and race and ethnicity. 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. Andrew is a consultant on truancy and school climate issues in the Green Bay area. He was honored in 2002 with the Spectrum Award for outstanding scholarship. 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.