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Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Associate Professor
MAC B327
Public & Environmental Affairs

PEA Pre-Law Advisor

Elizabeth Wheat is an Associate 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.

Fields of Interest

Environmental law, civil rights and liberties, environmental justice, international law and organizations, Model UN, and simulations in the classroom.


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. Elizabeth has received several teaching fellowships to further develop her research on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.


Ph.D., Political Science, Western Michigan University 
M.P.A., Comparative Environmental Policy, Indiana University
B.A., Psychology, Alma College

Classes Taught

Environmental Policy, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law and Policy, International Law, Global Politics, and Global Environmental Politics