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Undergrad essay accepted for April Political Science conference

An essay from undergraduate Taylor Schmidt has been accepted for the April 3-6 Midwestern Political Science Association conference in Chicago. Assistant Prof. Dallas Blaney tells us Schmidt’s essay, “Foreign Aid, Solving Gender Inequality, and Empowering Women,” was accepted for a resources and development session during the annual gathering. Find more information here.

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Weinschenk to be published in “American Politics and Policy”

The London School of Economics’ Public Policy Group, regarded as one of the most influential university-based think tanks in the world, has again invited Political Scientist Aaron Weinschenk, a new assistant professor of Public and Environmental Affairs at UW-Green Bay, to write an article for their multi-disciplinary American Politics and Policy blog. In September, Weinschenk wrote an article on voter turnout in local elections for the London School. Weinschenk’s new article on the blog addresses the topic of civic duty. More information can be found here.

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Weinschenk quoted in ‘Washington Post’

In early September, Assistant Prof. Aaron Weinschenk, Public and Environmental Affairs, wrote a blog post for the London School of Economics’ American Politics and Policy blog, which was based on his research on voter turnout in local elections. Portions of Weinschenk’s commentary were featured in a Nov. 15 article in The Washington Post. You can read the full story here.

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Weinschenk published in “State and Local Government Review”

Political scientist Aaron Weinschenk, a first-year assistant professor in Public and Environmental Affairs, recently had a peer-reviewed journal article accepted for publication in State and Local Government Review, which is one of the premier journals on state and local politics and policymaking. His article examines the causes and consequences of campaign spending in mayoral elections across the United States. The article will appear in the journal’s Volume 45, 2013 edition.

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