Kathleen Stacey

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Professor of Communication

School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts

136 Judy Sturgis Hill Building


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Professor Stacey is committed to teaching and serving students at Eastern Michigan University. She has been the recipient of the Alumni Teaching Award, Ronald Collins Faculty Excellence for Service Award, the Faculty Gold Medallion Award and the Institutional Values Award for Service. While teaching a wide variety of communication courses, she also worked with and directed the Office of Academic Service-Learning. She helped secure more than three million dollars to advance the pedagogy of academic service-learning on EMU's campus, across the state, nation and internationally.


  • Ph.D., Communication, Wayne State University
  • MA, Communication, Eastern Michigan University
  • BA, Communication and English Literature, University of Michigan

Interests and Expertise

Research Interests
  • academic service-learning
  • foster care/adoption issues
  • communication within educational systems

Grants, Honors and Awards

  • Alumni Teaching Award
  • Ronald Collins Faculty Excellence for Service Award
  • Faculty Gold Medallion Award
  • Institutional Values Award for Service