• 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)


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