Tricia is a Professor and Chair of Communication for UW Colleges Online/UW Rock County. She teaches online and blended learning courses in Public Speaking, Popular Culture in the Media, Persuasion, and Gender and Communication. The University of Wisconsin Colleges is a multi-site 2 year transfer institution. Her research agenda has focused on both gender in popular culture and communication pedagogy. She’s won the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Kaplan Award for Teaching Innovation.