Chad Kuyper

Chad Kuyper

Title: Instructor Department: Communication

Office: C 3156 Phone: 952-358-8352

Degrees & Certificates

MFA: Forensics/Communication - Minnesota State University, Mankato

MA: English - Minnesota State University, Mankato

BS: French, K-12 Education - Minnesota State University, Mankato

Courses Teaching

Introduction to Communication

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Interpersonal Communication

Intercultural Communication


Storytelling in Scandinavia: Denmark, Sweden, and Norway

Professional Interests

Chad is especially interested in culture and the ways it shapes individuals' worldviews and interactions with others. As an avowed word nerd, he also loves studying linguistics and the relationship between language and reality. Other interests include storytelling, emotional intelligence, communication technology, improvisational performance, and cinema.

Personal Interests: Whenever he can, Chad loves to get outside and to travel. In his spare time, he can usually be found in the movie theatre, playing the piano, on a run, or relaxing at home with his husband and their two cats.