Title: Profess Emeritus
Company: University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States
Morton Sipress, Professor Emeritus of the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political science.
With nearly 40 years of professional experience, Mr. Sipress has been recognized as professor emeritus of the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, since 2000. Prior to his retirement, he was an associate professor with the school from 1985 to 2000, having been an assistant professor since 1971 and an instructor since 1966. In addition to his primary roles, he served as chair of the university senate from 1993 to 1995. Earlier in his career, he was a teaching assistant at the University of Minnesota from 1962 to 1966, where he was also a residence counselor from 1961 to 1965.
Mr. Sipress first pursued an education with the City College of New York, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1961. He then joined the University of Minnesota, earning a Master of Arts in political science in 1964. He continued his studies with the school, completing postgraduate coursework in 1966.
A respected voice in his areas of interest, Mr. Sipress has been an active member of his community. He has served as a radio and television election analyst since 1978, and a political campaign consultant since 1989. The former president of the Wisconsin Political Science Association and the Eau Claire Chapter of B’nai B’rith, he is a member of the American Political Science Association and the Midwest Political Science Association.
Mr. Sipress has served on the board of directors of the Child and Family Service Society, as chair of the platform committee for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, and as president of Temple Sholom. He was on the caucus implementation commission and future direction commission for the 3rd Congressional District of Wisconsin, and he was the chair of the A Team for Western Wisconsin Advocacy for the Disabled. The coauthor of the “Instructor’s Manual to Government in America: 2nd Edition” and “Wisconsin Government and Politics: 5th Review Edition,” he has served as the editor of the Wisconsin Political Scientist.
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