Elizabeth Kafka

Lecturer, UW-Stout
Advisor/Writing Specialist, UW-Stout
Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
English and Philosophy Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 340B Harvey Hall
Email: kafkae@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Technical Communication & Rhetoric
      Texas Tech University
      2017
    • MS Technical & Professional Communication
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, United States, 2011
    • BA Music
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI, United States, 2003

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • UW-Stout, Department of English and Philosophy
        Lecturer
        2014 -
      • UW-Stout, ASPIRE-Student Support Services
        Advisor/Writing Specialist
        2013 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Instructor
        2011 -
      • UW-Stout, McNair Scholars Program
        Interim Director
        2012 - 2013
      • UW-Stout, McNair Scholars Program
        Administrative Program Associate
        2009 - 2012
      • UW-Stout, Outreach Services
        Office Operations Associate
        2007 - 2008

    Industry


      • Private Music Instructor
        1997 -
      • UW-Stout
        Technical Writer
        2012

      • Freelance Writer
        2011 - 2012
      • UW-Stout
        Database Coordinator
        2008 - 2012

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Kafka, E. (2013). Trust and credibility from desktop to handheld. University of Wisconsin-Stout Journal of Student Research, 12, 345-357.

Presentations

    Paper

    • Kafka, E., & Martin, M. (May, 2015). Understanding Digital Literacy: Truth or Fiction. 2015 Computers and Writing Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Kafka, E. (June, 2013). McNair Scholars Program at a Polytechnic Campus: Bridging the Gap Between Disciplines. Polytechnic Summit, Boston, MA, United States.
    • Bowen, L., & Kafka, E. (February 22, 2013). First-year writing instruction at a polytechnic university. The 2nd Annual Northwest Regional Instructional Technology Showcase, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Kafka, E. (2012). Texting, Social Media and Literacy. Graduate Resource Network,
    • Bowen, L., & Kafka, E. (June 7, 2012). Using technology with a purpose: The Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) conundrum and social media or social muddle?. 2012 Polytechnic Summit, Marietta, GA, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Golden Key, International Honor Society (2003)

    Scholarship

    • Music Department Scholarship, UW-Whitewater (2002)
    • Music Department Scholarship, UW-Whitewater (2001)
    • Music Department Scholarship, UW-Whitewater (2000)

    Honor

    • Delegate to National Collegiate Honors Conference, UW-Whitewater (November 2002)
    • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, UW-Whitewater (2001)