Kristin Fitzsimmons

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Communication Studies .
225 Ford Hall
224 Church St. SE


Kristin Fitzsimmons earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota in 2013. She is currently a PhD student in critical media studies whose research interests include audiences and fans, geek culture, and television studies.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • BA: English and French, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO .
  • MA: Humanities , University of Chicago, Chicago, IL .
  • MFA: Creative Writing , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN , 2013.


  • Audiences and Fans
  • Critical Media Studies
  • film, television & new media
Courses Taught
  • Comm 1101 - Public Speaking
  • Comm 3263W: Media Literacy
  • EngW 1101: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • EngW 1103: Introduction to Poetry Writing
  • EngW 3104: Intermediate Poetry Writing