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 Laurie Krasin, Regional Director of Communications,  at 920-929-1108 or laurie.krasin@uwc.edu

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

Associate Professor, Health & Exercise Science

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

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

Berel Lutsky

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

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