Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Associate Professor

MAC B327

PEA Pre-Law Advisor

Elizabeth Wheat is an Assistant Professor in Public and Environmental Affairs, Political Science, Environmental Science and Policy, and the Master of Science in Sustainable Management programs at UW-Green Bay. She teaches courses in Environmental Policy, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law and Policy, International Law, Global Politics, and Global Environmental Politics. Her research focuses on environmental law cases before the U.S. Courts of Appeals and experiential learning in the classroom such as Model United Nations and mock trials. She has also taught a first-year seminar on environmental justice in the United States. Elizabeth has received several teaching fellowships to further develop her research on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. 

Professor Wheat’s fields of Interest include: environmental law, civil rights and liberties, environmental justice, international law and organizations, Model UN, and simulations in the classroom. She has a B.A. In Psychology from Alma College, a Master’s in Public Affairs in Comparative Environmental Policy from Indiana University, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Western Michigan University.