Dr. Kevin W Tharp

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Communication Technologies
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 232C Communication Technologies Building
Phone: 715-232-5621
Email: tharpk@uwstout.edu
Personal website: kevinwtharp.com

Teaching Interests: Digital Marketing Technology, Search Engine Optimization, Search Marketing, Web Analytics, Learning Technology

Research Interests: Universal Design for Learning, Digital Marketing Technology Curriculum

Roles/Responsibilities

Program Director - BS in Digital Marketing Technology, Program Advisor - Minor in Web Technology

Languages

  • Extensible Markup Language including Hypertext Markup Language (Fluent/Native/Near Native)

Education

    • Ph D Communications
      Central Queensland University
      Rockhampton, Australia, 2005
    • MA Communications
      Southwest Missouri State University
      1992
    • BA Speech Communication
      State University of New York, College at Cortland
      NY, 1987

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Associate Professor
        2008 -
      • Missouri University of Science and Technology, Department of Business and Information Technology
        Adjunct Instructor
        Present
      • Missouri University of Science & Technology, Electronic Marketing Cimmunications
        Information Architect
        September 2004 - July 2008

Service

    Department / School

    • Committee Member, DMT Faculty Search (September 2015 - Present)
    • Committee Member, Personnell (September 2014 - Present)
    • Program Development, B.S. in Digital Marketing Technology (January 2014 - Present)
    • Program Development, Minor in Web Development (September 2012 - Present)
    • Committee Member, GCM Faculty Search (September 2014 - May 2015)
    • Committee Chair, ICT Faculty Search (September 2014 - May 2015)

    University

      UW Stout

      • Representative, Stout University Alumni Association Board (2013 - Present)
      • Representative, Stout University Foundation Board (2013 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Faculty Senate (2012 - Present)
      • Committee Vice Chair, All University Associate Professor Promotion Committee (September 2015 - January 2016)
      • Committee Member, Graduate Education Committee (2012 - 2015)
      • Plan B Advisor, Bee Yang (2014)
      • Committee Member, e-Textbook Committee (2011 - 2013)
      • Chairperson, Educational Activities Committee (2011 - 2012)
      • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Executive Committee (2011 - 2012)
      • Committee Member, Educational Activities Committee (2009 - 2012)