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Kelly Cutler

Kelly Cutler


Phone:847-467-2371Office: MFC 2-137

Kelly Cutler brings a wealth of industry experience and academic expertise to her role as lecturer of Digital Marketing and Visual Communication at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications.

With over two decades of hands-on experience in the technology and digital marketing space, Cutler is a dynamic educator and mentor who has honed her expertise at renowned organizations, including and AOL. Her extensive industry background uniquely positions her to bridge the gap between theory and practice, preparing students to excel in the ever-evolving world of digital marketing.

As an entrepreneur, Cutler has navigated the complexities of the digital landscape, developing innovative strategies and solutions that drive success for businesses in the digital sphere. Her entrepreneurial spirit infuses her teaching with practical insights, empowering students to tackle real-world challenges.

Cutler’s research interests encompass a broad spectrum of topics within digital marketing, visual communication, and emerging media trends. Her commitment to staying at the forefront of industry developments ensures that her students receive cutting-edge knowledge and guidance in their academic journey. Her pivotal book, Search Marketing: A Strategic Approach to SEO and SEM, unleashes the significant role of Search Marketing in the Digital ecosystem.

In addition to her academic and professional pursuits, Cutler is dedicated to fostering a collaborative and inclusive learning environment, where diverse perspectives are valued, and creativity is nurtured. Her passion for empowering the next generation of digital marketing professionals is evident in her engaging teaching style and commitment to student success.

She holds a Master of Science degree from Northwestern University, and her academic contributions, combined with her industry insights, make her an invaluable asset to the Medill faculty. When she is not teaching or optimizing websites, she enjoys traveling with her family.