- BA, Michigan State University
- MA, Michigan State University
- PHD, University Of Minnesota Twin Cities
Stacy Fitzpatrick joined the Communication department at NHCC since 2010. Prior to NHCC, Stacy spent time as a research and creative design professional in the advertising industry, as a conversational English speaking partner and TOEFL tutor for non-native speakers, and as a volunteer debate coach and judge.
Research interests center on the intersections of emotion, culture, and relationships in various contexts, including in the media and in the workplace. Some current research projects look at apology narratives in social media, accessibility and representation in video games, and emotions and narrative development in fandom.
Stacy's interests include animal advocacy, reading, video games, music, podcasts, cooking, baking, traveling, and caffeinated beverages.
Courses taught at NHCC
COMM 1010: Public Speaking
COMM 1110: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 1210: Small Group Communication
COMM 1310: Intercultural Communication
COMM 1410: Communication Theory
COMM 1550: Video Game Entertainment
COMM 1610: Mass Communication
COMM 1710: Oral Interpretation and Traditions
COMM 1810: Health Communication
COMM 1910: Argumentation & Public Advocacy
COMM 2610: Public Relations and Strategic Communication
COMM 2900: Communication Capstone
HONR 1000: Honors Seminar (previous topics include: Humor & Communication, Persuasion, Video Game Entertainment, and Sports Communication)