Tracy Stockwell





Tracy Stockwell, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • CMST 1000 Introduction to Communication
  • CMST 2000 Introduction to Small Group Communication
  • CMST 2100 Interpersonal Communication
  • CMST 2310 Argument in Contemporary Society
  • CMST 3210 Business and Professional Presentations
  • CMST 3300 Persuasion
  • CMST 3310 Ethics in Human Communication
  • COMM 4400 Mass Communication Theory and Research


  • Marquette University, Ph.D. Rhetorical Communication and Leadership (2013)
  • Marquette University, M.A. Communication (2001)
  • Alverno College, B.A. Professional Commmunication and Business Management (1995)

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty, Marquette University College of Professional Studies (2000 - Present)
  • Department Chair - Communication & Technology, Alverno College (2009-Present)
  • Associate Professor of Professional Communication, Alverno College (2011-Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Professional Communication, Alverno College (2005-2011)
  • Adjunct Professor, Instructor, Lecturer - Marquette University, Alverno College, Ottawa University (2000-2006)

Association Memberships and Community Involvement

  • Member, National Communication Association
  • Faculty Advisor, Alverno Inferno Free Radio (AIFR)
  • Affiliate Member, Alverno College Research Center for Women and Girls Think Tank
  • Member, Alverno College Valuing in Decision-Making Ability Department
  • Member, Alverno Presents Co-Curricular Group
  • Alumni, Mosaic Partnerships/Mosaic Milwaukee
  • Parent Volunteer, Cumberland Elementary School
  • Member, Three Holy Women Catholic Parish Communications Committee


  • Spirit of Alverno Award (2009)

Training and Public Speaking

  • Instructor at Harley Davidson Motor Company on behalf of Marquette University College of Professional Studies, Returning to Learning: Speaking and Listening for Results (9-20-04)
  • Instructor, "Become the Superstar of Your Own Life," Alverno College Girls in Charge Coalition (2007)
  • Speaker, Intellectual Heroine/Bell Hooks, Alverno College (2007)
  • Speaker, Kente Ceremony, Alverno College (December 2007)
  • Panelist, "Teaching, learning and the 'on demand' generation: How shared experiences and technology impact the classroom"
  • Moderator, Alverno Debates: "Our Middle East/Whose Middle East? Part One: Official Versions/Individual Voices," Alverno College (November 13, 2008)
  • Speaker, "Small Talk: Challenging Chatter and Interpersonal Matters," Alverno College Institutional Outreach (Spring 2010)
  • Speaker, Alverno College New Student Orientation
    (Fall 2009, Spring and Fall 2010)
  • Host of Kitsch, a weekly program on Alverno Inferno Free Radio
    (Fall 2010-Present)
  • Curator, Speakeasy, Alverno Presents (2011-2012)



Contact College of Professional Studies

Email the college

Marquette University College of Professional Studies
707 Building, Room 403
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3153 or (800) 793-6450, extension 2
FAX: (414) 288-3298