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, and is a faculty advisor to the Carthage chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, a national communication honor society.
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