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Brian Schanen
Forensic Advisor/Lecturer 2

  • Department(s): Communication
  • Office Location: Heide Hall 424
  • Phone: (262) 472-5049
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Brian is a corporate video producer and strategist. He has worked with numerous small businesses and non-profit organizations to produce and integrate video into their marketing and business processes. Additionally, Brian worked with University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Award-Winning College of Business and Economics’ Online Education Department helping produce over 700 videos per semester.

Brian earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Master of Science in Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He teaches courses in public speaking, media production, film, and media literacy. With nearly two decades of forensics experience, Brian is the Co-Director of the university’s nationally competitive forensics team. The team competes in 11 different speech events, and hosts a number of high school outreach events each year.