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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 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 »

Dana Atwood

Dana Atwood

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

Dr. Atwood is on the faculty of Public and Environmental Affairs. Her research interests focus on gender & sexualities, animal interaction, and scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Atwood's current research focus involves domestic violence victimization and human-animal interaction. More specifically, she is exploring the intersections of various victims’... Read more »

Alise Coen

Alise Coen

Associate Professor
MAC Hall A318, Green Bay; MAIN 5103, Sheboygan

Fields of Interest

Global governance, refugees, human rights norms, U.S. foreign policy.

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 the State Department's Middle East... 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

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 »

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, faculty advisor for Urban Studies 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 Chicago. His areas of research and teaching include... 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

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 »

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Political Science
MAC B303

Aaron Weinschenk is the Ben J. And Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Political Science 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 about 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and a book on elections.

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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 »