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Kristen A. Foltz


Kristen A. Foltz

Meet Kristen A. Foltz

Professor of Instruction I, Speech

Education: 2002 Florida State University, B.A. in International Relations and Spanish
2004 Florida State University, M.A. in Spanish
2007 Stetson University College of Law, J.D.

Courses Taught: Speech for Business and the Professions
Oral Communication
Speech Freedoms
Appellate Advocacy
Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Career Specialties: Kristen Foltz specializes in public speaking, to include business communication, professional presentations and organizational culture. As a licensed attorney and mediator, she is also interested in advocacy, oral argument, freedom of speech and other legal issues.

Professional and Community Activities: Foltz began her legal career as a litigator prior to becoming a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator in 2011. She first joined The University of Tampa as an adjunct professor in 2010 where she taught oral communication and speech for business and the professions. Currently, she teaches a variety of public speaking courses and legal studies courses to include coaching moot court. She is an active public speaker frequently presenting on mediation and legal ethics, diversity and how to improve communication skills. Foltz is an active member of the Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the National Communication Association and the Southern States Communication Association.