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Karen Morris

Karen Morris
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Communication + Journalism
  • Forensics

Teaching Interests
  • Forensics
  • Persuasion
  • Communication Theory
  • Public Speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Conflict Communication
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Event Planning 
  • Teaching Communication Courses
Research and Creative Activities
  • Intercollegiate Forensics Practices 


  • M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos (Speech Communication)
  • B.A., East Central University (Speech and Drama Education)
  • Mid American Forensics League Past President
  • National Forensics Association  Past President 
  • UWEC Forensics Past Director of Forensics
Honors and Recognitions

1996 UWEC Grace Walsh Award Winner for Achievement, Leadership and Dedication to Forensics

1999 Bradley University L. E. Norton Award Winner for Compassion, Commitment and Dedication to Forensics

2000 American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament Distinguished Service Award 

2004 Larry Schnoor District IV Distinquished Service Award for Outstanding Service to the Forensics Community

2006 Eddie Myers Memorial National Forensic Association Distinguished Service Award 


Professional Memberships

National Communication Association

American Forensic Association

National Forensic Association