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Kathy Menzie

Associate Professor
Mass Media
College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Baker University, Bachelor of Arts
The University of Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

B.A. Sociology, Baker University,

M.A. Journalism, Kansas State University,

Ph.D. communication Studies, University of Kansas

Lecturer, Washburn University, 1998-2005

Assistant Professor, Washburn University, 2005-2009

Associate Professor, Washburn University, 2009-current

Chair, Mass Media Dept., Washburn University, 2009-current

Scholarly Interests/Activities
Social Media, Blogs, Progressive newspapers, Public Relations/Advertising, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, National Communication Association, International Association of Business Communicators
Service Interests/Activities

Faculty Senate, 2009-2013

Chair, Academic Affairs Committee, 2009-2011

College Committee on Promotion and Tenure, 2011-2012

Career Accomplishments

Association for Women in Communications, Vanguard Award for Outstanding Chapter Service

SOAR Award--Student Organization Advisor, 2003-2004

Sweet Sabbatical, 2007--Study in Paris, Netherlands and Cambridge

Sweet Sabbatical, 2009--Study in Klagenfurt, Austria