Communication Arts at UW–Madison

Welcome to the home of communication studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We teach the production and consumption of communication in its diverse forms.

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  • Professor Sara McKinnon

    Professor Sara McKinnon receives Vilas Associate Award

    Sara McKinnon was awarded the 2020-2021 Vilas Associate Award for a project titled Violent Rhetoric: Constructions of Mexico in US Media and Politics. Violent Rhetoric examines contemporary US discourses of violence in Mexico to question …

  • Professor Lea Jacobs

    Professor Lea Jacobs Receives WARF Named Professorship

    Lea Jacobs, Mae D. Huettig Professor of Communication Arts, is a film historian with strong interest in the production practices and organizational structure of the American film industry and in the development of film styles …

  • Professor Allison Prasch

    Professor Allison Prasch receives First Book Award

    Allison Prasch is the winner of the Center for the Humanities First Book Program Award for her manuscript “The Global Rhetorical Presidency: Cold War Rhetoric on the World Stage.” The program supports tenure-track, junior faculty …

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