Communications lecturer, University of St. Thomas
Kathryn Dederichs has been teaching at the collegiate level for almost 15 years. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict in 1999 with a BA in Communication and a minor in Computer Science. In 2001 she applied and was accepted to Minnesota State University, Mankato where she graduated with an MA in Speech Communication in 2003. She has been teaching full-time since, specializing in public speaking, interpersonal communication, job seeking skills and currently is researching virtual communication. She was part of the team that authored the Top Hat Public Speaking text that she uses in her online and in class public speaking courses.