GPS Faculty & Staff

Meet the UW-Green Bay faculty members who teach in the GPS program. Select a professor to learn more about them and their interests.

Alexander Bozzo

Alexander Bozzo

Assoc Lecturer
TH 381

Dr. Alexander Bozzo received his PhD from Marquette University (Philosophy) in 2018. His primary area of expertise is in early modern philosophy (namely, David Hume), but he has an interest in all things philosophical. He’s published in such fields as epistemology and medical ethics, and is currently working on questions pertaining to the problem of evil and the... Read more »

Tara DaPra

Tara DaPra

Lecturer
MAC B329

Tara DaPra has been teaching creative writing and English composition and at UW-Green Bay since 2009. She enjoys working with writers of all abilities, both online and in the traditional classroom, and she especially enjoys working with students individually during “conference week.” Her teaching philosophy centers on the idea that writers can discover what they’re trying to say... Read more »

Ray Hutchison

Ray Hutchison

Professor
MAC B304

Dr. Ray Hutchison is Professor of Sociology in Public and Environmental Affairs. In addition to the First Year Seminar on The Sixties, he teaches Introduction to Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Identities, Urban Sociology, and Street Gangs in America.  Dr. Ray Hutchison grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and received his B.A. from Harpur College at the State University of New York-Binghamton... Read more »

Ekaterina Levintova

Ekaterina Levintova

Associate Professor
MAC A327

Dr. Katia Levintova is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Studies. She is a former Wisconsin Teaching Fellow and an author of several articles on teaching and learning as well as the political sociology of post-communist transitions published in sources such as the Journal of Political Science Education, and Europe-Asia Studies. She is also a recipient of several State... Read more »

J. Vincent Lowery

J. Vincent Lowery

Associate Professor
TH 395

As Interim Director of the GPS Program, Vince Lowery assists with student recruitment, program development, staff training, and organizational management, and teaches within the program. Professor Vince Lowery joined the Humanities Department in 2009 after teaching at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for two years. He completed his doctoral studies in History at the University of... Read more »

Cristina Ortiz

Cristina Ortiz

Professor
TH 373

Professor Ortiz was born in San Sebastián (Spain) where she completed her undergraduate studies in Philosophy and Education. She came to the United States in 1987 to further her education. She obtained a Master Degree and a PhD in Spanish and Latin American Literatures from the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests are focused on women's issues, concepts of nation and... Read more »

Jennifer Ronsman

Jennifer Ronsman

Lecturer
MAC B322

Jenny Ronsman has been teaching English Composition at UW-Green Bay since 2007, and has also taught courses in Literature, Art, Creative Writing, and English Composition at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Silver Lake College. In particular, she enjoys teaching general education writing courses because of the opportunity for one-on-one discussion with each student; she finds great... Read more »

Heidi Sherman

Heidi Sherman

Associate Professor
TH 331G

Vice Chair of Humanities


Professor Sherman received her PhD (History) from the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), where she studied medieval history and archaeology. She has published widely on aspects of the material culture of medieval Russia (flax and linen production and trade, glassmaking) and on the Viking-age site of Staraia Ladoga. At UW-Green Bay, she teaches... Read more »

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Associate Professor
MAC B303

Aaron Weinschenk is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UW-Green Bay. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Political Science. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2013. His research focuses on political participation, political attitudes, elections, political campaigns, and public policy in the United States. Over the past several... Read more »

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,... Read more »