Marcus Britton studies what he calls “place-based inequality” — the notion that the neighborhood you grow up in casts an imprint on your life that can have an effect long after you move out of that neighborhood.
The behemoth on the other side of the globe has long loomed large over American foreign policy. On the eve of the Russian presidential election, UWM scholar John Reuter talks about that country’s politics and policies.
Why do people do what they do? As vice president of data science at Nielsen Holdings, UWM alum Molly Poppie tries to answer that question every day.
What does it mean to create change in American society during a moment unique within our national history for both its political upheavals and stunning possibilities? The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will explore these questions during Tuesday night’s “Leading Change: Women, Politics, Advocacy, & Social Justice” event, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in […]
Uk Heo, UWM distinguished professor of political science, studies one of the world’s most closed societies to try to figure out its relentless pursuit of nukes in the face of global pressure. For Heo, the issue hits close to home.
UWM researchers analyzed the 46 largest regions of the country to identify which are the safest and most dangerous for walkers and bicyclists.
Eloise Anderson, who did most of her work toward a master’s degree at UWM, has had a lifelong desire to help children. Now secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, she hopes to cap her career by helping improve conditions in Milwaukee.
Those who see only the Great Depression miss the full view of Herbert Hoover, UWM history professor Glen Jeansonne argues in his new book, “Herbert Hoover: A Life.” Hoover’s activist Republican progressivism puts him between today’s liberal and conservative philosophies, Jeansonne says.
The long march of Kevin Evans, who uses his UWM degree to help veterans now struggling with the same issues that he once did.
While the 2016 presidential campaign has confronted the GOP with some unusual challenges, UWM political scientist Thomas Holbrook offers an analysis of the political landscape that suggests a longer-term problem for the party.