Speakers Bureau

Looking for a speaker for a convention, seminar or civic/community organization? Are you a member of the media looking for an expert source? UW-Marshfield/Wood County has the following experts on staff. Contact the faculty/staff member directly.

Kavita Bhatia

Associate Professor, Mathematics

Area(s) of Expertise: College Mathematics, Technology in Mathematics; Geometry and Topology

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Michelle Boernke

Associate Dean for Administration & Finance & Campus Administrator

Area(s) of Expertise: Fundraising (special event, sustaining or capital), recruitment and retainting your volunteers, board development and training, team work and leadership development with hands-on learning tools, speak your peace - the nine tools of civility

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Dana Haagenson

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Area(s) of Expertise: Chemistry

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Kitty Kingston

Professor of Art

Area(s) of Expertise: Fine art of printmaking and papermaking

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Jeff Kleiman

Professor, History

Area(s) of Expertise: History of the Holocaust, Holocaust Denial, American Religion and Politics, American Political History, American Ethnic History, American Religious History, Jews and Judaism, History of Marshfield

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Laura Lee

Associate Professor; Biology

Area(s) of Expertise: General biology (plants, animals, nature, ecology), Bird watching & Bird feeding, Conservation/Environmental Issues, Related topics

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Martin Lee

Senior Lecturer, Physics

Area(s) of Expertise: Physics, Astronomy, Math, History of Physics & Astronomy, Space Race/Exploration, Flight/Aviation, Related Topics

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Dawn Messerschmidt

Academic Advisor

Area(s) of Expertise: Financial aid, Advising, Veterans educational opportunities

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Sandra Neumann

Associate Professor, Psychology

Area(s) of Expertise: Animal sheltering, animal shelter volunteers (recruitment, retention and training), adopting to families with children; diversity awareness for adults; awareness of and combating discrimination among adults; disaster preparedness and safety in the workplace; comprehensive sexuality education; environmental sustainability in higher education; living and working as an open lesbian; vegetarian; pagan-partnered mother of a toddler

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Laurie Petri

Academic Librarian

Area(s) of Expertise: Human-Computer Interaction, Search Skills, Advanced search skills; Libraries in the 20th Century; The Digital Divide; Information literacy; Knowledge management

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Julie Tharp

Professor, English

Area(s) of Expertise: Women and violence, Violence in mass media, Multiculturalism, Global perspectives, Women's writing, Native American literature and film, Quilt history

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Kelly Wilz

Assistant Professor, Communication/Theatre Arts

Area(s) of Expertise: Dissent from war; War and film; Gender and war; Rhetoric of war culture; Iraq War films; Gender and popular culture; and Enemy construction, Processes of dehumanization and rehumanization

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