Faculty & Staff

David Helpap

David Helpap

Associate Professor
MAC A319

Field of Interest
State and local government, public management and budgeting, public policy

Research
Dr. Helpap’s current research focuses on the management practices of local governments, with a particular emphasis on budgeting and the provision of public goods. Other research interests include rural politics and management,... Read more »

Ray Hutchison

Ray Hutchison

Professor
MAC B304

Ray Hutchison is Professor of Sociology and faculty advisor for Urban Studies.  He is Chair of Sociology & Anthropology and Director of the Hmong Studies Center at UW-Green Bay.  Dr. Hutchison grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and received the BA (Sociology) from Harpur College at the State University of New York-Binghamton and the MA and PhD (Sociology) from the University of... Read more »

Tim Nixon

Tim Nixon

Adjunct Instructor

Education
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Laurel Phoenix

Laurel Phoenix

Associate Professor
MAC B331

Fields of Interest

Limits to Growth, Food/Water/Energy Nexus, Water Resources Management, Drinking Water Quality and Infrastructure, Rural Planning, Resilient Communities

Research

Dr. Phoenix is currently researching Washington Island wastewater decision-making, and a comparative study of planning for catastrophic flooding in Green Bay and Houghton set in the... Read more »

John Stoll

John Stoll

Professor
MAC B306

Fields of Interest

Environmental and natural resource economics, contingent valuation techniques, outdoor recreation, conservation of species and habitat. Teaches courses in public finance, urban and regional economic theory, microeconomics, econometrics, natural resource and environmental economics.

Education

Ph.D. and M.S. University of Kentucky; B.A.... Read more »

Lora Warner

Lora Warner

Associate Professor
MAC A314

Dr. Lora Warner is an Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Public Affairs at UW-Green Bay. She teaches in the Public Administration program and leads the Nonprofit Management Certificate, working with her students in numerous public and nonprofit organizations in the area each year on internships and service learning projects. Her research focuses on program evaluation and she... Read more »

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Associate Professor
MAC B303

Aaron Weinschenk is Associate 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... Read more »

Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Associate Professor
MAC B327

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... Read more »