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I am an associate professor in the UW-Oshkosh Department of Communication. I served as chair of the department from 1997-2003. I teach the following courses:


Some Essays:

Tony Palmeri and Jim Mather with then candidate for governor James Doyle

I am also Past-President of the UW-Oshkosh Chapter of TAUWP (The Association of University of Wisconsin Professionals). Check out TAUWP's statewide web site too. Want more information about the UWO chapter? Give me a call at (920) 424-7045 or Email me.

I was an elected member of the UW-Oshkosh Faculty Senate from 1997-2003 and served as President of the body during the 2000-2001 academic year.

My younger brother James is a fitness fanatic. Yep, that's him at See what being raised in a conservative Italian-Catholic household can do to you?

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Anthony J. Palmeri



Tony Palmeri


Home Address

212 W. Parkway Ave. Oshkosh, WI 54901 (920) 235-1116

(920) 203-9749 (cell)

Department of Communication University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI 54901 (920) 424-7045

FAX: (920) 424-1279



Dissertation: Walter J. Ong's Perspectives on Rhetorical Theory

Professional Teaching Experience:


Book Reviews:

Professional Papers:


Administrative Experience:

1997-2003: Department Chairperson, Department of Communication, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Supervise almost 40 faculty and academic staff; coordinate budget and scheduling; plan agenda for monthly meetings; sit as department representative at Humanities Division meetings; sit on department Executive Committee; coordinate Search and Screen activities for 4 areas (Speech Communication, RTVF, Theater, Communicative Disorders); update department web page; organize brown bag sharing of ideas sessions; schedule hearings to discuss important department issues in depth; coordinate in-depth program review; prepare annual report; attend orientations for first year students; orient new faculty and staff.

1991-1992: Coordinator, Speech Communication Area of the UW Oshkosh Department of Communication.

1998-2003: President, UW Oshkosh chapter of The Association of University of Wisconsin Professionals (TAUWP), a Wisconsin Federation of Teachers local union.

2000-2001: President, UW Oshkosh Faculty Senate.

University and Professional Service:

Community Service:


Television Production Experience:

2004-Present: Co-Host (with Cheryl Hentz), "Eye on Oshkosh" (Oshkosh Cable Access Television)

1999-2004; 1992-1995: Executive Producer/ Co-Host (with former Oshkosh Mayor James Mather) of "Commentary," a public affairs program airing on UW Oshkosh Titan-Television and available on the basic Time/Warner Oshkosh cable package.

1995-1996: Executive Producer/Co-Host (with former Oshkosh Mayor James Mather) of "Politics Today," a public affairs program airing on Oshkosh Cable Access Television.

1994-1995: Executive Producer/Co-Host (with Dr. Mashoed Bailie) of "Concerning You Wisconsin," a public affairs program airing on Oshkosh Cable Access Television.

1993: Executive Producer and Co-Host (with Winnebago County Supervisor Ron Montgomery) of "Battleground," a public affairs program airing on Oshkosh Cable Access Television.

1992: Executive Producer and Host, "The Community/University Human Relations Council Forum," a public affairs program airing on UW Oshkosh Titan Television.


2005: UW Oshkosh Barbara K. Sniffen Award For Outstanding Faculty Service

2004: Named Andrew M. Weaver "Communication Educator of the Year" by the Wisconsin Communication Association.

2003: Honorable Mention, National Videographer Awards, for "UW Oshkosh Public Affairs" (Commentary)

2001/2000: Award of Distinction, National Communicator Awards (for Commentary)

References Available On Request.