Lakeland Hires Communication Instructor
Posted: June 2, 12:45 p.m.
Casey Schmitt will be joining Lakeland’s faculty as instructor of communication this August.
Schmitt has eight years of experience teaching composition and communication at the college level, including lead instruction/course design and experience designing blended learning courses which used digital technology in and out of the classroom.
He comes to Lakeland from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where, since the fall of 2009, he has been serving as a lecturer and graduate teaching assistant. He is completing his Ph.D. this summer in communication arts-rhetoric, politics, & culture from UW-Madison, where he also received a master of arts in communication arts-rhetoric and a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and classical humanities.
He also has a master of arts in folklore from the
University of Oregon, where he worked as a graduate teaching fellow.
His teaching experience includes a year as an instructor at Parkland College in Champaign, Ill., where he taught critical reading and writing.
In addition to his academic background, Schmitt has professional, non-academic writing/editorial experience on multiple print and Web publications, including work for the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources and internships at The Onion and Wisconsin Public Radio.
Casey’s first day at Lakeland will be August 17. A bio page for him on the UW-Madison website is
. Please join us in welcoming him to the Lakeland community.