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Experts on Ethnic Groups / Diversity Issues

Eric Arneson, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Climate.
(920) 465-2511. arnesone@uwgb.edu.

Lissa Balison, Counselor. Mental Health Counseling.
(920) 465-2380. balisonl@uwgb.edu.

Bryan Carr, Assistant Professor of Communication, Information and Computing Sciences; Communication Mass Media emphasis adviser, Information Science Game Studies emphasis adviser. Communications and Media, Ethnic Groups/Diversity Issues, Popular Culture, Technology.
(920) 465-5042. carrb@uwgb.edu.

Stacie Christian, Director of Inclusive Excellence & Pride Center, Associate Lecturer of Human Development. Health Psychology; Gender Issues; LGBTQ Issues.
(920) 465-2167. christis@uwgb.edu.

Christin DePouw, Assistant Professor of Education. Critical Race Theory; Race and Education; School Segregation; Whiteness and Campus Climate.
(920) 465-2149. depouwc@uwgb.edu.

Elizabeth Hessler, University Services Program Associate, NEW Partnership for Children and Families. Guam, Samoa and Hawaiian culture. Polynesian dancing.
(920) 465-2724. hesslere@uwgb.edu.

Ray Hutchison, Professor of Urban & Regional Studies and Sociology. Crime/Street Gangs; Sociology; Urban Sociology/Urban Studies.
(920) 465-2337. hutchr@uwgb.edu.

Pao Lor, Associate Professor of Education. Teacher Preparation; Educational Administration; Hmong Americans; Middle and High School Athletics
(920) 464-2426. lorp@uwgb.edu.

Lynn Niemi, Coordinator of Disability Services. Disability Issues; K-12 Disability and Reasonable Accommodations; Resources for Families Regarding Disability; Sports & Athletics—hockey
(920) 465-2849. niemil@uwgb.edu.

Lisa Poupart, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies (First Nations Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies). Social problems on American Indian reservations and in urban communities. Internalized oppression in American Indian communities, especially social problems including domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, addictions and juvenile delinquency. Reintegration of traditional tribal peacemaking systems. Indigenous First Nations teaching methods and elder epistemology.
(920) 465-2185. poupartl@uwgb.edu.

Sawa Senzaki , Assistant Professor of Human Development, Director of the Culture and Development Lab. Culture and Development; Infancy and Early Childhood; Acculturation Among Immigrant Children and Families; Social and Cultural Influences on Development; Japanese Language and Culture
(920) 475-2711. senzakis@uwgb.edu.

Alison Staudinger, Assistant Professor of Democracy & Justice Studies, Women's & Gender Studies and Political Science. Gender and the Law; LGBTQ+ Issues; Reproductive Rights; Citizenship; Racial Inequality; Democratic Theory and Practice; Civic Engagement; Work/Labor; Constitutional Law and Politics
(920) 465-2443. staudina@uwgb.edu.

Ethnic Minorities in the U.S.:

Marcelo Cruz, Associate Professor of Urban & Regional Studies. Urban Planning and Design
(920) 465-2360. cruzm@uwgb.edu.

Lisa Poupart, Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies (First Nations Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies). Social problems on American Indian reservations and in urban communities. Internalized oppression in American Indian communities, especially social problems including domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, addictions and juvenile delinquency. Reintegration of traditional tribal peacemaking systems. Indigenous First Nations teaching methods and elder epistemology.
(920) 465-2185. poupartl@uwgb.edu.

Race and Justice:

Andrew Austin, Associate Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies. Race and justice. Social class and justice.
(920) 465-2359. austina@uwgb.edu.

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