Faculty

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 is the current chairperson of the Public & Environmental Affairs Department. Dr. Warner 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... Read more »

Dana Atwood

Dana Atwood

Associate Professor
Green Bay-MAC A316, Sheboygan-5114, Manitowoc-H120

Fields of Interest

Domestic violence victimization human-animal interaction, gender & sexualities, scholarship of teaching and learning.

Research

Dr. Atwood's current research focus involves domestic violence victimization and human-animal interaction.  More specifically, she is exploring the intersections of various victims’ experiences of... Read more »

Alise Coen

Alise Coen

Associate Professor
MAIN 5103, Sheboygan Campus

Fields of Interest

Global governance, refugees, human rights norms, U.S. foreign policy, politics of identity and securitization.

Research

Dr. Coen's research focuses on global governance, refugees, human rights norms, and U.S. foreign policy. While earning her graduate degree, Dr. Coen conducted field research in Egypt and worked with... Read more »

Marcelo Cruz

Marcelo Cruz

Associate Professor
MAC B313

Fields of Interest

Urban and regional development, land use, local to global linkages of community development.

Research

Dr. Cruz's research focuses on ethnic identity and land use. His research interests are in urban and regional development in the United States, Andean South America and Western Europe. As part of this global link Dr. Cruz leads students... Read more »

David Helpap

David Helpap

Associate Professor
MAC A319

Fields of Interest

State and local government, urban politics, public management and budgeting, public policy

Research

Dr. Helpap's current research has been focused on the degree to which guidelines and best practices, particularly those developed by public management organizations, are utilized by local governments. Recently, this has included examining... Read more »

Patricia Hicks

Patricia Hicks

Senior Lecturer
MAC B322

Fields of Interest

Mindful leadership and servant leadership.

Education

Ed.D., Leadership, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
M.A., Teacher Leadership, Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI
B.A., Mathematics and French, Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI

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 »

Kerry Kuenzi

Kerry Kuenzi

Assistant Professor
MAC B319

Fields of Interest

Public and nonprofit management, collaborative governance.

Research

Dr. Kuenzi’s research focuses on issues at the intersection of public and nonprofit management and collaborative governance. Her recent publications are about the career trajectories of nonprofit executives and nonprofit management... Read more »

Thomas Nesslein

Thomas Nesslein

Associate Professor
MAC B308

Fields of Interest

Political economy of the capitalist welfare state, especially relating to urban and housing policy issues.

Research

Dr. Nesslein is the author of more than two dozen articles and book reviews published in Urban Studies, Kyklos, Journal of Regional Science, Urban Affairs Quarterly, Scandinavian Housing and Planning Research, the Encyclopedia... Read more »

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

Education

B.A. and M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder; Ph.D. College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse

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 »

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 »