Katy Gabryelczyk

PhD Student, University of WI-Milwaukee


MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (expected 2023)                                      BA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2021)

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Fall 2021-Present)                         COM 101 – Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Supplemental Instructor – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (August 2020-May 2021)                       Art 100 – American Art & Culture                                                                                                                     CRLA Advanced Certified Tutor 

Professional Experience

Researcher for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Communication: Voices of Gun Violence Project (Fall 2019 – Present)

Academic Membership

Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

Research Interests

My research interests are centered on interpersonal and family communication. I take specific interest in the communication of one-child families, romantic relationship origin stories, discourse dependence, storytelling/personal narrative, and qualitative methods.

Short Bio

Outside of academia, I enjoy spending time with my cat Louie, being active in nature, expressing my creativity in various ways, and experiencing all that Milwaukee has to offer.


Duchow, S. & Gabryelczyk, K. (April 2021). Voices of Gun Violence, 13th Annual UWM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Gabryelczyk, K. (August 2020).  The Gun Violence Project: Narratives of violence in Milwaukee, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Summer Program Symposium