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Experts on Public Policy and Planning

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

Jon Shelton, Assistant Professor of History and Democracy & Justice Studies. Twentieth Century US History; Labor and Working-class History; History of Class and Economic Inequality; History of Education; US Labor Policy; Unions
(920) 465-2161. sheltonj@uwgb.edu.

Public Policy:

David Helpap, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public & Environmental Affairs. State and Local Government; Public Policy; Urban Politics; Public Finance; Public Administration
(920) 465-2198. helpapd@uwgb.edu.

Doreen Higgins, Associate Professor of Social Work (Professional Programs). Health care policy; aging and long-term care; the racial wealth gap; homeownership and asset building; ex-offender community reentry.
(920) 465-2567, 465-2049. higginsd@uwgb.edu.

Michael Kraft, Professor Emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs (Political Science). Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor in Environmental Studies.
Environmental politics and policy. Energy policy. The U.S. Congress. The presidency, Elections. Nuclear waste. Sustainable communities. Sustainable development. Population growth.
(920) 465-2531. kraftm@uwgb.edu.

Christopher Paquet, Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor and of Business and Finance, Campus Risk Manager. Policy Development Interpretation
(920) 465-2110. paquetc@uwgb.edu.

Alison Staudinger, Assistant Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies. Constitutional law. Citizenship/immigration. General electoral politics. Community organizing or social movements. Activism. Political philosophy.
(920) 465-2443. staudina@uwgb.edu.

Environmental Policy:
David Helpap, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public & Environmental Affairs. State and Local Government; Public Policy; Urban Politics; Public Finance; Public Administration
(920) 465-2198. helpapd@uwgb.edu.

Michael Kraft, Professor Emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs (Political Science). Herbert Fisk Johnson Professor in Environmental Studies.
Environmental politics and policy. Energy policy. The U.S. Congress. The presidency, Elections. Nuclear waste. Sustainable communities. Sustainable development. Population growth.
(920) 465-2531. kraftm@uwgb.edu.

Laurel Phoenix, Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (Environmental Planning). Water resources management. Watershed management. Drinking water quality. Water law. Rural sustainable development. Land use planning and property rights.
(920) 465-2402. phoenixl@uwgb.edu.

John Stoll, Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (Economics). Environmental economics. Resource economics.
(920) 465-2358. stollj@uwgb.edu.

Lora Warner, Associate Professor of Public & Environmental Affairs and Director of the Center for Public Affairs. Evaluation; Strategic Planning; Nonprofit Effectiveness
(920) 465-2404. warnerl@uwgb.edu.

Aaron Weinschenk, Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning. Political Science. American government and politics. Political behavior. Campaigns and elections. Political phsycology. Voting behavior. Political participation. Statistics. Research design and methodology.
(920) 465-2914. weinscha@uwgb.edu.

Elizabeth Wheat, Assistant Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (Political Science).
Courts and environmental law.
465-2848. wheate@uwgb.edu.

Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges, Professor of Human Development and Psychology. Environmental psychology (how the places people live and work affect them and vice versa). Design and planning attributes which contribute to sense of community and fear of crime or lack of it. Gated communities.
(920) 465-2479. wilsong@uwgb.edu.

Housing and Housing Policy:

Doreen Higgins, Associate Professor of Social Work (Professional Programs). Health care policy; aging and long-term care; the racial wealth gap; homeownership and asset building; ex-offender community reentry.
(920) 465-2567, 465-2049. higginsd@uwgb.edu.

Thomas Nesslein, Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs. Economics. Housing economics. Urban economic policy. Capitalist welfare state, Sweden in particular. Minimum wage laws.
(920) 465-2099. nessleit@uwgb.edu.

Land-Use Planning:

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

Laurel Phoenix, Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (Environmental Planning). Water resources management. Watershed management. Drinking water quality. Water law. Rural sustainable development. Land use planning and property rights.
(920) 465-2402. phoenixl@uwgb.edu.

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