Kelly Wilz

Associate Professor

Communications-Theatre Arts
(715) 389-6550

​Dr. Kelly Wilz, associate professor of Communication Arts and Theatre Arts, was awarded a UW-Colleges Summer Research Grant for her research project Judging Women: An Analysis of Mediated Discourse Surrounding the Appointment and Nominations of Female Supreme Court Justices.


B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College
M.A. Northern Illinois University
Ph.D. Indiana University


​Dissent from war; War and film; Gender and war; Rhetoric of war culture; Iraq War films; Gender and popular culture; and Enemy construction, Processes of dehumanization and rehumanization