Speakers Bureau

The faculty and staff listed below have indicated specific titles or topics they are willing to speak about. However, don't feel limited by these topics or speakers. Feel free to inquire about any topic you are interested in and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

If you are interested in having one of our faculty or staff members speak, please contact Teresa Satori, Marketing & Communications Director at (920) 683-4713 or at teresa.satori@uwc.edu. Teresa can also provide you with a printed version of our Resource Guide which includes information you see here on speakers, as well information on facilities and programs.

Michael Arendt

Emeritus Professor of Music, LWE Conductor

B.M. St. Norbert College
M.M. Wichita State University

  • Careers in Music
  • The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble

Jared Dalberg

Assistant Professor, Health & Exercise Science, Athletic Director

B.S. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
M.E. Augusta State University

  • Health & Wellness Enhancement
  • Aerobic & Endurance Sport Traning
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • "Get Into the Swing of Things: Static vs. Dynamic Stretching"
  • Stress Reduction
  • Tobacco Use Impact
  • Physical Education Assessment

Julie DeZeeuw

Sr. Student Affairs Coordinator

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
M.S.E. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

  • Adults Starting or Returning to College
  • Choosing a Major or Career
  • Job Interviewing Techniques

Dr. Paul Emmett

Professor, English

B.S. Loyola University
M.A. Loyola University
M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology
Ph.D. University of Chicago

  • Subliminal Advertising
  • Violence in the Cinema
  • “Jack the Ripper”

Dr. Richard Hein

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

B.A. Lawrence University
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

  • Coral Reef Ecology
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Oceanography

Dr. Amy Kabrhel

Associate Professor of Chemistry

A.A.S. University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc
B.S. Carroll College
Ph.D. University of Minnesota-Minneapolis

  • Everyday Chemical Literacy
  • Reactivity of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

Dr. Catherine Leone

Associate Professor, Anthropology & Sociology

B.A. University of California-Berkeley
M.A. Washington State University
Ph.D. Washington State University

  • Labor Force Participation of Females
  • Feminist Issues
  • Reproductive Choice in the U.S.
  • Cross-cultural Studies
  • Kinship and Social Organization

Berel Lutsky

Associate Professor, Art

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.F.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Contemporary Art
  • Renaissance Painting and Perspective
  • A Cultural Overview: Photography, Reality and Representation

Dr. Brian Murphy

Associate Professor, Mathematics

B.S. Boise State University
M.S. Marquette University
Ph.D. Marquette University

  • Mathematical Biology
  • Mathematical Analysis of Infectious Diseases

Lana Roever

Adult student Recruiter

B.A. Silver Lake College
M.S. Concordia University

  • Shades of Grey: Dealing with Grief & Loss
  • Families & Mental Illness: Coping Strategies to Weather the Storm
  • Getting the Interview: Resumes & Strategies That Beat the Odds
  • Know Yourself & Study That Way

Karl Schindl

Associate Professor, Business

B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.A.S. Northern Illinois University
C.P.A., C.M.A

  • Personal Finance
  • Higher Education Tax Credits

Martha Schuh

Professor Emeritus, Mathematics

B.A. Oberlin College
M.A. University of Illinois

  • Math Anxiety

Dr. Titus Seilheimer

Fisheries Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant

B.A. Lawrence University,
Ph.D. McMaster University 

  • Great Lakes
  • Fish & Fisheries
  • Watershed Ecology
  • Coastal Wetlands

Dr. Charles Sontag

Professor Emeritus, Biological Sciences

B.S. Carroll College
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison 

  • Bird Migration
  • Bird Feeding

Dr. Kerry Trask

Emeritus Professor, History

B.A. Hamline University
M.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

  • Fire Within: Wisconsin in the Civil War
  • Black Hawk: The Battle for the Heart of America
  • Selected Historical Topics

Dr. Jessica Van Slooten

Associate Professor, English, Women's Studies

B.A. Alma College, Michigan
M.A. Michigan State University
Ph.D. Auburn University

  • Romance Novels and Film
  • Popular Culture
  • Food and Society
  • Fashion
  • Writing Techniques

Dr. John Wright

Associate Professor, Theatre & Communication Arts, Associate Campus Dean

B.A. Berry College
M.F.A. University of Georgia
Ph.D. Louisiana State University

  • Theatre, Film & Television in American Culture
  • Popular Culture in the Mass Media
  • Political Campaigns and Communications/Media in Modern American Politics
  • History of Theatre in Western Culture
  • History of Film, Production of Cinema
  • Theory of Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Post-Modern Thinking and Approaches to Culture