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-Fox Valley. We invite you to avail yourself of the wealth of experience in your back yard, and encourage you to call members of our faculty as the need arises.

Jean Berger

Associate Professor, History

Berger Contact Information/Bio Page

A.A., University of Wisconsin - Marshfield/Wood County
B.A., University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
M.S., University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Ph.D., University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

  • Western Civilization
  • Russian History
  • Golda Meir: A Life Spanning Three Cultures--Tsarist Russia, Milwaukee, and Modern Israel
  • When do Women Kill: Female Terrorists in Tsarist Russia
  • Living and Dying: Russian Women During World War II

Bill Bultman

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Bultman Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., Marquette University
M.S., University of Illinois, Chicago
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

  • Web Development
  • Computer Programming Languages (Java, Visual Basic, etc.)

Scott Emmert

Professor, English

Emmert Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., Moorhead State University
M.A., University of Iowa
M.A., Purdue University
Ph.D., Purdue University

  • American Literature, particularly short story and fiction writers
  • Fiction & Film of the American West
  • American Sports Literature

Hillary Engelhart

Associate Professor, World Languages

Engelhart Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Medieval French Literature
  • French Language & Civilization
  • Lives of the Saints

Joanne Kluessendorf

Adjunt Professor, Geography, Geology; Weis Museum Director

Kluessendorf Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaign

  • Silurian & Devonian geology (worldwide with specialty in Wisconsin)
  • Paleontology, including Fossil Konservat Lagerstätten & ichnology
  • Carbonate sedimentology, especially Paleozoic reefs & carbonate platforms
  • Sequence & litho -stratigraphy
  • History of lime & stone industry
  • Museum studies

Evan Kreider

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Kreider Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., State University of New York (Potsdam)
M.L.S., State University of New York (Albany)
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Kansas

  • Business Ethics
  • Biomedial Ethnics
  • Environmental Ethics

Dubear Kroening

Professor, Biological Sciences

Kroening Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., Northern Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

  • Microbiology: Infectious Diseases (Chronic Wasting Disease, Smallpox, AIDS, & most others)
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Viruses
  • Immunology Genetics--Human Genome Project
  • Proteomics
  • Cloning
  • Gene Therapy
  • General Biology
  • Bioaccumulation
  • Evolution
  • Physiology: How Cells and Organisms Work)
  • Biochemistry
  • Enzymes
  • Metabolic Pathways and their Control

Evelyn Li

Senior Media Specialist/ATS; Lecturer, CSEPA

Li Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., Soochow University
M.S., Bank Street College of Education

  • Chinese (Taiwanese) cultures
  • Chinese translations
  • Computers in early childhood educations
  • Web Page design

Susan Rabideau

Professor, Theatre Director, Communication & Theater Arts

Rabideau Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
M.F.A., Mankato State University

  • Theatre
  • Public Speaking
  • Theatre History
  • Team Building
  • Theatre Games
  • Acting
  • Directing

Martin Rudd

Regional Executive Officer, Dean

Rudd Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., University of Warwick
Ph.D., University of Warwick

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Current Topics in Chemistry
  • Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry
  • Where the Sun Don't Shine (Life in the Arctic)

Steven Sheehan

Associate Professor, History

Sheehan Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., California State University, Sacramento
M.A., California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Indiana University

  • History Through Film
  • America in the 1950's
  • American Labor Movement
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Abbas Taheri

Professor, Business-Economics

Taheri Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., National University of Iran
M.B.A., Roosevelt University
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

  • Energy Economy Interactions
  • Impact of Environmental Regulations on Industry
  • Fossil Fuel Consumption and Ambient Air Polution
  • Modeling/Estimation of Inter-Related Factor Demands, Technology, Scale and Compliance Effects
  • Energy Price, Environmental Policy, and Technological Bias
  • Environmental Compliance & U.S. Industrial Productivity

George Waller

Assistant Professor, Poltical Science

Waller Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., Marquette University
M.A., University of North Dakota
A.B.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Campaign & Election Analysis
  • Civil Liberties (First Admendment Rights)
  • Public Policy Process
  • American Governmental Institutions
  • Voting Behavior
  • Current Events

If you are looking for an expert in another field, please contact:

Laurie Krasin

Regional Director of Communications

laurie.krasin@uwc.edu