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Kyle Vareberg

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Kyle Vareberg


  • Assistant Professor

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Wilson Hall 249
    (918) 444-3516


Dr. Kyle Vareberg is originally from Valley City, ND, where he finished both high school (2008) and his undergrad (2012) at Valley City State University. Upon completion of this degree, Kyle worked in Rugby, ND -- the geographical center of North America - where he taught 7-8 grade English, dual-credit public speaking, and various high school electives. He pursued his MA from North Dakota State University while teaching full time, and then moved to Fargo, ND to complete a PhD in Communication with emphases in Media, Technology, and Society as well as Adult Learning.


  • PhD, Media, Technology, & Society, North Dakota State University, 2021
  • MA, Speech Communication, North Dakota State University, 2016
  • BS, English Education & Professional COMM, Valley City State University, Summa cum laude, 2012
Kyle's research focuses on the student-instructor relationship, especially on that is mediated by technologies. Kyle's work has been published in The Internet and Higher Education, Educational Media International, and Education and Information Technologies.
Kyle enjoys teaching a variety of courses (a sampling including Sports Communication, Agricultural Communication, Research Methods, and Public Speaking). What Kyle enjoys most about teaching is creating opportunities for students to interact, to challenge their assumptions, and to learn deeply.