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Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk


MAC B303

Aaron Weinschenk is Professor and Chair of Political Science at UW-Green Bay. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2013. His research focuses on political participation, elections, and campaigns. Over the past several years, he has published 30 peer-reviewed journal articles. He also published a book on elections in 2016.

Fields of Interest

Political behavior, voting behavior, political participation, political psychology, campaigns and elections 


Dr. Weinschenk’s research focuses on political behavior in the United States. More specifically, he is interested in understanding (1) why some people are very involved in politics while others are not, (2) how psychological and biological traits influence political behavior, and (3) how campaigns influence voters during elections. To date, Dr. Weinschenk has published about 30 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Political Research Quarterly, Political Behavior, American Politics Research, and the Journal of Public Opinion, Parties & Elections. He also co-authored a book (published by Routledge Press) on elections in 2016. 


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
B.S., Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 

Classes Taught

Introduction to Public Policy, American Government and Politics, Comedy Central Civics (freshman seminar), Congress: Politics & Policy, Urban Politics & Policy, Political Science Research Lab

Curriculum Vita