A Guide to Faculty/Staff Media Sources and Speakers

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Name Topic Areas
Dugar, Kranti International marketing, international business, business in India, Indian culture, culture, India, consumer behavior, Hindi language, study abroad, immersion programs.

Havholm, Karen Research at UW-Eau Claire, undergraduate research, mentoring student research, research with community partners. Keywords: research, undergraduate research, community-based research.

Hinnant, Kate Fake news, information literacy, information design, library instruction. Keywords: document design, research.

Kakegawa, Tomomi Japanese language, linguistics, syntax, language pedagogy, virtual interactions.

Kaldjian, Paul human geography in general (emphasis on place, space, scale and the intersections of people, culture and environment); regional geography of the Middle East (emphasis on Turkey, Anatolia, Istanbul); geography of the Baltic region (emphasis on Finland); geography of food (emphasis on local-regional food systems); rural geographies (emphasis on rural outmigration and rural-urban connections). Keywords: Middle East, Turkey, Anatolia, Istanbul, Armenians, Finland, Baltic, food, food systems, farmers markets, urban-rural, migration, human geography.

Kasper, Eric U.S. Constitution, Wisconsin Constitution, U.S. Supreme Court, judiciary, courts, music and politics, popular culture and politics.

Kemp, Thomas Local economic issues (western Wisconsin), macroeconomics, non-market valuation, politics and economics. Keywords: economy, Eau Claire, western Wisconsin, economic modeling, political economy.

Kernan, Barbara early American women writers, fiction of Edith Wharton, American material culture studies, feminist pedagogy

Kim, Namji keyboard repertoire and teaching, keyboard performances

King, Thomas Wayne Human factors and ergonomics in design, development, manufacturing and use of assistive technology. New book: "ADD HUMAN - Human Factors and Ergonomics For All of Us," 2022. ISBN: 9798496622639; "Modern Morse Code in Rehabilitation and Education." New book: "Writing with Lightning - Wonder and Magic of Telegraph Codes," 2022. ISBN: 9798496668224; Registered Icelandic sheep — raising, wool, care, farm setup and operation. Okinawan traditional karate-do, adult lifetime fitness, self protection against falling. 52 years' experience: Sandan rank, third-degree black belt. Creating, writing, publishing, recording books, songs, instrumentals, raps, rhymes, tales, stories, lore. Ideas and suggestions for studio album design and production. Keywords: Human factors, ergonomics, assistive technology, performing voice, Morse code, telegraph codes, telegraphy background and history, Icelandic sheep, books, music, CDs, studio albums, traditional karate-do, writing, creating new ideas.

King, Fred Go (Wei qi, Baduk), Hilbert Transforms, highly correlated few-electron systems.

Kishel, Hans information literacy, active learning, game use in education, game design (war games), early to mid-20th-century military conflict

Klatt, Kevin autism, behavior analysis, developmental disabilities

Kocken, Greg UWEC history; campus history; Eau Claire history; local history; genealogy; archives; local architecture.

Kong, Kaishan Second language learning and teaching, study abroad, intercultural communication, teacher education, Chinese language and culture. Keywords: China, culture, language, study abroad, intercultural communication.

Kovacevic, Damir Genocide, ethnic conflict, civil war, Bosnia/Eastern Europe, international conflict, political violence, conflict resolution, U.S. foreign policy, international relations

Krueger, Susan nutritional needs, disease prevention (cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer), poverty and hunger, nutrition and children, wellness, sports nutrition

Pierson, Kim General physics, electronics, computer interfacing, renewable energy, photovoltaics, solar water heaters, multi-source heat pumps, LabVIEW, test engineer. Keywords: electronic instrumentation, renewable energy, test engineer.

Porter, Karen A. facilities management

Schneider, Katherine disability issues

Syverson, Kent Glacial history of Wisconsin, glacial geology of the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age National Scientific Reserve Unit, geology of western Wisconsin, eruption of Mount St. Helens, frac sand mining in Wisconsin, adventures associated with conducting glacial geology research in the wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (Alaska). Keywords: glacial geology, Wisconsin geology, frac sand, Alaska, Glacier Bay, wilderness research, Mt. St. Helens, volcano, volcanic eruption.

Way, Kimera M. fundraising, building a comprehensive development program for organizations of all sizes and budgets, public-private partnerships, real estate development — especially student housing, strategic planning for nonprofit management. Keywords: fundraising, foundations, nonprofit management, public-private partnerships.

Welch, Karen Tutoring writing and/or learning skills.