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Speakers Bureau

Do you need an answer to an obscure question? Are you looking for a quote from an expert? Will you be searching for a speaker for your organization’s periodic meetings? If so, you’ll find them here at UW-Fond du Lac.

Please contact these faculty or staff directly to discuss presentations or speaking opportunities:

Richard Gustin

Professor, Communication & Theatre Arts

Gustin Contact Information/Bio Page

M.F.A., Wayne State University

  • Acting Workshops
  • Directing Workshops
  • Making it in Professional Theater
  • Auditioning Techniques

Dr. Paisley Harris

Associate Professor, History

Harris Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A. Macalester College
J.D. University of Washington
M.A. University of Minnesota
Ph.D. University of Minnesota

  • US History
  • Women’s History
  • Multi-cultural History
  • Legal and Constitutional history, especially Constitutional rights, civil rights, and women’s rights

Dr. Khaled Hussein

Associate Professor, Mathematics

Hussein Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., Al Najah National University
M.S., Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Statistical Analyst


Dr. Michael C. Jurmu

Professor of Geography

Jurmu Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., Northern Michigan University
M.A., University of Connecticut
Ph.D., Indiana State University

  • Wetland Streams
  • Weather & Climate
  • Landforms
  • Physical Geography
  • General Geology
  • Service Learning

Dr. Sayeed Payesteh

Professor, Business/Economics

Payesteh Contact Information/Bio Page

B.A., Economics/Accounting
M.S., Management Science-University of Texas-Dallas
M.A., Political Economy-University of Texas-Dallas
M.A., Economics-Western Illinois University
Ph.D., Economics (International Finance) UW-Milwaukee

  • Development of the International Monetary System

Alayne Peterson

Associate Professor of English

Peterson Contact Information/Bio Page

MFA in Creative Writing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MA in English Literature, University of Toledo
BA cum laude in Philosophy and English Literature, Hiram College

  • Blues music/history
  • Science Fiction literature and film
  • Native American literature and film
  • Poetry (Romantic period through Modernism)
  • Creative writing

Lee Watson

Associate Professor of Physical Education

Watson Contact Information/Bio Page

B.S., UW-Oshkosh (Exercise Science Major with Wellness Promotion Minor)
M.S., UW-La Crosse (Sports Administration)

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