Lynn Brownson

  • Director, Medical Humanities Program; Associate Professor of Communication and Digital Media
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    Lentz Hall 209

    Professor Lynn Brownson is a Chicago-area native who earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication studies from Northern Illinois University. She taught at Southeastern Louisiana University while earning her Ph.D. in speech communication at Louisiana State University.

    She began her teaching career at SLU as an instructor in 1987, and was promoted to assistant professor in 1994 and associate professor in 2000. She moved to Wisconsin in 2001, where she taught at UW-Whitewater until 2008.

    Prof. Brownson is a certified corporate trainer (from UW-Milwaukee), and also has been an independent media/communication consultant in Wisconsin, Illinois and Louisiana. She joined the Carthage faculty in 2008. 

    • Ph.D. — Speech Communication, Louisiana State University
    • M.A. — Communication Studies, Northern Illinois University
    • B.S. — Communication Studies, Northern Illinois University
    • Professional Certificate in Training, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • CDM 1150 Human Communication
    • CDM 1200 Public Speaking
    • CDM 2100 Health Communication
    • CDM 2300 Interpersonal Communication
    • CDM 2400/WMG 200R Gender Communication
    • CDM 2450 Nonverbal Communication
    • CDM 3000 Rhetoric and Persuasion
    • CDM 3700 Organizational Communication
    • CDM 3900 Leadership and Small Group Communication
    • CDM 4010W Senior Seminar for Communication Majors