Faculty & Staff

Caroline Boswell

Caroline Boswell

Associate Professor
SA 267

Education: B.A. Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, A.M. / Ph.D., Brown University
In addition to being our director, Caroline is an Associate Professor of Humanities and European History. Her teaching and research interests include early modern European history; British and Irish history; Atlantic history; popular politics and political culture; social history; and the... Read more »

Charles Rybak

Charles Rybak

Responsibilities: Oversee the following Academic Units:
·         Art and Design
·         Democracy and Justice Studies
·         Human Development
·        ... 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 »

David Coury

David Coury

Professor
TH 397

Prof. Coury is Professor of Humanistic Studies (German) and Global Studies and also Co-Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Partnerships. Additionally he is one of the advisors of the International Business Minor. As an undergraduate, Prof. Coury studied in Salzburg, Austria and then later, studied for almost two years at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He has published... Read more »

David Voelker

David Voelker

Associate Professor
TH 377

David Voelker is an Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and History. He is passionate about teaching the history of early America up to the Civil War, with a special interest in integrating First Nations. In recent years, he has also nurtured his interest in environmental history--which is the study of the historical relationship between humans and the natural world--and he has taught a... Read more »

Derek Jeffreys

Derek Jeffreys

Education

B.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago.

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Emily Ransom

Emily Ransom

Assistant Professor
TH 393

A country girl from North Carolina, Emily Ransom is a Renaissance scholar in both senses of the term. Her previous research has focused on Renaissance devotional complaint poetry, both English and continental, in addition to Thomas More and Northern Humanism, Reformation theology, Catholic recusant literature, constructions of English nationalism (especially in Spenser and Old English... Read more »

Gregory Aldrete

Gregory Aldrete

Selected Awards

  • Frankenthal Professor of History and Humanities
  • 2015 University of Wisconsin System Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Joukowsky National Lecturer, Archaeological Institute of America (2014-15)
  • 2012 Wisconsin Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of... 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 »

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Associate Professor
TH 375

Academic Interests

Born in Mendoza, Argentina, he has completed his undergraduate studies in Hispanic Studies at the Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) and his graduate degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Montréal (Montreal, Canada). He has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville before coming to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in fall 2007.... Read more »

Hye-Kyung Kim

Hye-Kyung Kim

Associate Professor
TH 379

Education

B.A., M.A., Ewha Womans University; Ph.D., Marquette University

J P Leary

J P Leary

Associate Professor
WH 410F

Dr. J P Leary (Cherokee/Delaware) serves as an Associate Professor in First Nations Studies, History, and Humanities, as a member of the graduate faculty in the Professional Program in Education, and as a faculty affiliate with the Education Center for First Nations Studies. He regularly teaches a variety of courses including Introduction to FNS: The Tribal World, American Indians in Film,... 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 »

Jennifer Ham

Jennifer Ham

Professor
TH 331D

Chair of Humanities

Professor Jennifer Ham teaches a wide array of courses on German language, literature and culture. She has presented and published in the area of turn-of-the-century German studies on topics such as German theater and urban entertainment, the cultural history of animals, Frank Wedekind, Nietzsche and femininity and German cabaret. She is coeditor of Animal Acts:... Read more »

Jennie Young

Jennie Young

Assistant Professor
MAC B328

Kevin Kain

Kevin Kain

Senior Lecturer
SA 263

Series co-editor

With Wolfram von Scheliha and Vera Tchentsova) Studies in Rus Harrassowitz Publishers Wiesbaden, Germany (2014-present)

Current Projects

  • With Wolfram von Sheliha, The Moscow Patriarchate: Power, Belief, Image and Legitimacy (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017)
  • "The Life of the Parsuna "Patriarch Nikon with Clergy in... Read more »

Linda Toonen

Linda Toonen

Senior Lecturer
MAC B330

Lisa Poupart

Lisa Poupart

Associate Professor
WH 410C

Lisa Poupart, Ph.D., is a member of the Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Anishinaabeg. She is an associate professor of First Nations Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, and Humanities at UW Green Bay. Dr. Poupart's work is concerned with healing First Nations generational historic trauma. She is also involved in a number of initiatives to standardize First Nations... Read more »

Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda

Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda

Assistant Professor
TH 385

Academic interests:
Professor Sainz-Maza Lecanda was born in Bilbao (Spain), where she completed her undergraduate studies in English Philology at the University of Deusto. In 2011, she came to the United States in order to continue her education in the field of Linguistics. She obtained her MA and PhD in Hispanic Linguistics from The Ohio State University. Her research... Read more »

Michael Holstead

Michael Holstead

Research Prog Mgr I
MAC B336

Nichole Rued

Nichole Rued

Assoc Lecturer
MAC B325

Rebecca Nesvet

Rebecca Nesvet

Associate Professor
TH 399

Sarah Schuetze

Sarah Schuetze

Assistant Professor
SA 255

Stefan Hall

Stefan Hall

Associate Professor
SA 277

Stefan teaches Medieval literature and humanities. He publishes on a wide variety of medieval topics, especially Scottish and Scandinavian studies. He is also an accomplished musician, primarily on the guitar.

Education

B.A., Austin Peay; M.A., Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Stefan Thomas Hall received his B.A. from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville,... 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 »