Stefanie Sidortsova

Stefanie Sidortsova

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  • Director of Communications and Public Relations

Biography

Stefanie leads the University's communications strategy and serves as a special assistant for state relations endeavors. Her professional background includes experience in law, government relations, higher education administration, and creative writing.

About Stefanie

  • Stefanie leads UMC's communications strategy and serves as a special assistant for state relations endeavors.
  • Her professional background includes experience in law, government relations, higher education administration, and creative writing.
  • She earned her law degree at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, her master's in creative writing from the University of Cambridge, and her bachelor’s in English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
  • She enjoys spending time her family and moonlights as fiction writer and editor.

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Big Little Representations: How Hollywood Shapes Our Views of Domestic Violence

In late 2014, released security footage from an Atlantic City casino showed a professional athlete striking his then-fiancé in the face, rendering her unconscious. The woman in the video—who had since married the athlete—was criticized for remaining in an abusive relationship. As part of the discussion, the hashtag #WhyIStayed trended nationally . . . Read More

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Michigan Tech to Honor Senator Gary Peters at Spring Commencement

In its recommendation to the Board, Michigan Tech’s administration noted that Senator Peters has been a "strong, independent voice for Michigan families and small businesses" who is "focused on uniting our communities by fighting for the things that we all agree on — a stronger economy, good-paying jobs, affordable health care, a secure . . . Read More