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Allison M. Prasch

Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Politics and Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Allison M. Prasch is Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Politics, and Culture in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she teaches courses in rhetoric, political communication, foreign policy, and the U.S. presidency.

Her first book, The World is Our Stage: The Global Rhetorical Presidency and the Cold War, was published by the University of Chicago Press in Spring 2023.

Professor Prasch is the recipient of a number of scholarly awards, and her expert commentary has been featured in the Washington Post, Newsweek, the Boston Globe, U.S. News & World Report, C-SPAN, Wisconsin Public Radio, and Public News Service.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Politics and Culture , University of Wisconsin-Madison