Kristine Nicolini

Kristine Nicolini

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year



Ph.D., UW–Milwaukee, Interpersonal Communication, 2016
M.A., Marquette University, Mass Communications, 2003
B.A., Marquette University, Public Relations & Marketing, 2000

Focus of Graduate Studies:

Doctoral student in interpersonal communication with a focus on higher education.

Research Interests:

My research focuses on nonverbal classroom management, conflict, and social dynamics.

Teaching Experience:

  • Commun 103: Public Speaking – UW-Milwaukee
  • COM 100: Introduction to Communication – Marian University
  • COM 232: Public Speaking – Marian University
  • COM 302: Intercultural Communication – Marian University
  • COM 324: Interpersonal Communication – Marian University
  • COM 334: Discussion and Small Group Interaction – Marian University
  • COM 401: Legal Issues in Communication – Marian University
  • COM/172: Elements of University Composition and Communication II - University of Phoenix
  • ENG/135: Essentials of Contemporary Communication - University of Phoenix
  • BU 271: Principles of Professional Communication – ITT Technical Institute
  • GD 340: Creative Writing and Storyboarding for Games – ITT Technical Institute
  • GE 184: Problem Solving – ITT Technical Institute
  • EG 347: Group Dynamics – ITT Technical Institute
  • IT 107: Instructional Design – ITT Technical Institute
  • TB 133: Strategies for the Technical Professional – ITT Technical Institute
  • VC 100: Introduction to Design – ITT Technical Institute
  • VC 215: Interactive Communication Design – ITT Technical Institute
  • VC 240: Visual Design for the Web – ITT Technical Institute
  • VC 250: Design Capstone Project – ITT Technical Institute
  • Written Communication - Fox Valley Technical College

Work Experience:

Kristine has 12 years of experience in public relations, strategic marketing, and corporate communications. She has helped shape the marketing and strategic communication initiatives for Children's Health System, Rockwell Automation, Bridgestone Firestone, ITT Technical Institute, and ACES Xavier Educational System. Passionate about preparing students for a successful career in communications, Nicolini transitioned into higher education administration serving as the Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for ITT Technical Institute – Green Bay campus.