Aaron started at UW-Green Bay on August 26, 2013, as an Assistant Professor, Public and Environmental Affairs. Aaron is a native of Northeast Wisconsin; he earned his bachelor’s in Political Science and Public Administration, summa cum laude and with distinction in the major. He holds a master’s and doctoral degrees from UW-Milwaukee, where he was an instructor prior to coming to UW-Green Bay. His current research interests include the influence of individual personality traits and psychological dispositions on political and civic participation, the influence of campaigns during mayoral elections, and the determinants of campaign spending across local elections. His research has been published in Political Research Quarterly, Political Behavior, American Politics Research and others.