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

Manitowoc

Office: H120 
Phone: (920) 663-7343

Sheboygan

Phone: 920-663-7343
Office: H120
Department: H120
Title: Associate Professor

Alise Coen

Alise Coen

Assistant 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

Dr. Cruz's research focuses on ethnic identity and land use. His research interests are in urban and regional development in the United States and abroad. He brings his work experience on community development and regional planning theory in Andean South America and Western Europe into the classroom. Dr Cruz's students have interned in local planning and community development agencies... 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

My 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 guidelines... 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

Dr. Ray Hutchison is Professor of Sociology in Public and Environmental Affairs. In addition to the First Year Seminar on The Sixties, he teaches Introduction to Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Identities, Urban Sociology, and Street Gangs in America.  Dr. Ray Hutchison grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and received his B.A. from Harpur College at the State University of New York-Binghamton... Read more »

Kerry Kuenzi

Kerry Kuenzi

Assistant Professor
MAC

Kerry Kuenzi is an assistant professor in the Department of Public and Environmental Affairs at UW-Green Bay.  Prior to coming to UW-Green Bay, she was an assistant professor in the Institute for Public and Nonprofit Studies and at Georgia Southern University. She earned her PhD in Public Affairs, Masters of Public Administration, and Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University... Read more »

Thomas Nesslein

Thomas Nesslein

Associate Professor
MAC B308

Fields of Interest

Dr. Nesslein’s scholarly interests focus on the political economy of the capitalist welfare state, especially relating to urban and housing policy issues. He was a graduate student (1975 – 1978) at the University of Stockholm, Sweden where he was a awarded a research grant to analyze Swedish housing policy. Dr. Nesslein is the author of more than two... 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 an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UW-Green Bay. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Political Science. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science in 2013. His research focuses on political participation, political attitudes, elections, political campaigns, and public policy in the United States. Over the past several... Read more »

Elizabeth Wheat

Elizabeth Wheat

Associate Professor
MAC B327

PEA Pre-Law Advisor

Elizabeth Wheat is an Assistant 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. She teaches courses in Environmental Policy, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law and Policy, International Law, Global Politics,... Read more »