Denney, Shannon

Senior Lecturer


Master's Degree 
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Master of Arts in Communication, Mediation Certificate 
Thesis: Attorney communication ethics: What is one to do in such a case?  
Chairperson: William Keith, Ph.D. 

Professional Degree 
University of Oklahoma College of Law 
Norman, Oklahoma 
Juris Doctorate 
Writing Seminar: First Amendment—An Appeal to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Regarding Novel Religious Rights for High School Students.   
Under the supervision of Rick Tepker, J.D.  

Bachelor's Degree  
Northeastern State University 
Tahlequah, Oklahoma 
Bachelor of Arts in Speech. Cum Laude. Minor areas: English and Political Science 

Areas of Research and Teaching 

Legal Writing 
Legal Communication Ethics 
Business Writing and Communication 
Health Writing and Communication 
Global and Community Health Communication 

Select Publications 

2019 Association of Business Communication International Conference.  Gaming Theory and Frustration: Sparking Critical Thinking and Curiosity. Shannon Lee Denney, University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee.  

2019 UWM Teaching and Learning Symposium. Curious-er and Curious-er: Teaching Unanswerable Questions. Shannon Lee Denney, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  January 2019. 

Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English. Curious-er and Curious-er: Teaching Unanswerable Questions.  Shannon Lee Denney, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. October 2018. 

Laure DeMattia and Shannon Lee Denney.  Childhood Obesity Prevention: Successful Community-Based Efforts.The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, January 2008 615: 83-99, doi:10.1177/0002716207309940 

Central States Communication Association. Attorney Communication Ethics: A Call for Casuistry. 2008 

Central States Communication Association. Panel ParticipantRipped from the Headlines: Freedom of Speech in the News. 2008 

Central States Communication Association. Who is listening? The new role of psychics and astrologers. 2007 

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Thesis:  Attorney communication ethics: What is one to do in such a case? Chairperson: William Keith, Ph.D.