David McKay

David McKay

Senior Lecturer; Performing Arts Coordinator; Senior Lecture
UW-Rock County
Business Office


(608) 758-6565 x757
Office Hours / Schedule 



I am one of the TRIO Advisors, along with Julie Janiak and Dave Carlson. I have also taught history classes for the UW Colleges at six different campuses (including Online) since 1996. I am in the TRIO office to help you get the most out of your experiences here at UW Rock County and to provide what assistance I can to keep you on track to succeed. Come down to my office and we’ll talk.

Outside of campus I've run my own handcrafted-soap company, served as a volunteer firefighter, directed the Milton Historical Society for five years and spent more than thirty years as a stagehand, occasionally for money. I've lived in Wisconsin since 1995 but still consider Philadelphia my hometown. I don’t know why you can’t get a decent cheeseteak here in Wisconsin – a state full of beef and cheese – but there it is. You have to go to Philadelphia for one of those.


Bachelor's: University of Pennsylvania (History/Psychology)

Master's: University of Pittsburgh (American History)

Ph.D.: University of Iowa (American History)