Speakers Bureau

Do you need an answer to an obscure question? Are you looking for a quote from an expert? Will you be searching for a speaker for your organization's periodic meetings? If so, you'll find them here at UW-Manitowoc. Please contact these faculty or staff directly to discuss presentations or speaking opportunities.

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