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Kathy Menzie

IntrmChair/Communication Studies & Chair/Associate Professor
Mass Media
College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
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

  • MM 202 A, Creative Media Writing
  • MM 319 A, Public Relations I
  • MM 352 A, Advertising I
  • MM 420 A, Public Relations II
  • MM 492 C, Independent Study
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