Collegiate Affiliation

Mike Baxter-Kauf is a Senior Lecturer in Communication studies, focusing on the teaching of COMM 1101: Intro to Public Speaking. He serves on the College of Liberal Arts P&A Board and the Communication Studies DEI Committee. 

Mike lives in St Paul with his wife, daughter, two exotic short hair cats (Panda and Lion) and his fluffy dog friend Teddy. He is a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers, Gopher Volleyball, science fiction cinema and literature and the Twin Cities restaurant scene.  

Educational Background
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Educational Background

  • BA: Humanities and Cultural Studies, Macalester College
  • PhD: Comparative Literature, University at Buffalo