Faculty Emeriti

Karl Nollenberger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus 

Email: nollengk@uwosh.edu




More about Karl Nollenberger, Ph.D.

Dr. Karl Nollenberger joined the faculty of UW Oshkosh in 2008. He received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 2008. During his 9-year academic career in UW Oshkosh, he had taught many core and elective MPA classes. He had engaged students in conducting community policy projects and supervised more than 100 capstone/field project papers. Dr. Nollenberger initiated the start of the International City/County Management Student Chapter in the MPA program. Dr. Nollenberger has published in journals, such as Journal of Public Affairs EducationUrban Affairs Review, Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, and Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. He is also a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He brought to the MPA program over 30 years of local government experience, mostly in the Midwest. As former president of the International City/Council Managers Association, he is part of an extensive professional network and earned a level of recognition that had brought invitations to deliver presentations and provide expertise to many local governments in Wisconsin and other states. His local government experience has been a great asset to the MPA program and benefited many students and fellow faculty.

Karen N. King, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emerita

Email: kingk@uwosh.edu




More about Karen N. King, Ph.D.

Dr. King joined the faculty of UW Oshkosh in 2004. She has a Ph.D. in Urban and Public Affairs from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. During her 10-year academic career in UW Oshkosh, she served in many roles, including Chair of the Public Administration Department and MPA Coordinator and Chancellor’s Leadership Fellow in the UW Oshkosh Office of Equity and Affirmative Action. Over the years, Dr. King has held executive level positions in various public and nonprofit organizations in Kentucky, Arizona, and Indiana. In Oshkosh, she served as a Chair of the Evergreen Village Board of Directors from 2008-2015. She is a 2010 graduate of the Leadership Wisconsin program, Group XIII. She is also a recipient of the 2004-2005 Fullbright/Mazaryk Award; Czech Republic.

Stephen Hintz, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus 

Email: hintzs@uwosh.edu




More about Stephen Hintz, Ph.D.

Dr. Hintz joined the faculty of UW Oshkosh in 1972 upon receiving a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. During his career in UW Oshkosh, he served in many roles, including Director of the Masters of Public Administration program, Chair of the Department of Public Affairs and Associate Dean of the College of Letters and Science. Dr. Hintz has been active in community affairs since the time he arrived on campus. In 1998, he was elected to the Oshkosh Common Council and was the Mayor of Oshkosh from 2002 to 2004. Dr. Hintz received an “Outstanding Community Citizen” award from the Oshkosh Jaycees in 1982.


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