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Kari Pink

Communication

Education

MA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Expected 2023)                                          BA, Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2000

Selected Awards

Melvin H. Miller High GPA Award (2020-2021)                                                                                Melvin H. Miller MA Research Award (2020-2021)                                                                                  Top Student Paper, Performance Studies and Autoethnography Interest Group, CSCA (2021)          Top Student Paper, Organizational Communication Division, NCA (2020)

Conference Presentations

Pink, K. J. (2021, March). My grandmother, my hero: Storytelling and intergenerational solidarity. Paper accepted to the Top Student Paper Panel in the Performance Studies and Autoethnography Interest Group at the Central States Communication Association, Virtual.

Godager, E. A., Coker, M. C., Davis, B. L., & Pink, K. J. (2020, November). Shock, rumors, and chaos: An assessment of team communication after a leader’s organizational exit. Paper accepted to the Top Student Paper Panel in the Organizational Communication Division at the National Communication Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Pink, K. J. (2020, April). Selling makeup and misinformation: A case study of how organizational deception shapes identity. Paper accepted to Organizational Issues: A Collection of Case Studies Panel in the Organizational and Professional Communication Interest Group at the Central States Communication Association, Chicago, IL. *accepted, but not presented due to COVID-19 cancellation

Career Background

Director of Marketing & Communications – Donor Relations, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2020 to present)

Campaign Communications Manager, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2015-2020)

Stewardship Communications Writer, University of Rochester (2011-2015)

Associate Editor, Fahy-Williams Publishing (2001-2009)