Dexter Patterson

Position title: Teaching Faculty


Phone: 608.265.4214

333 Hiram Smith Hall

Dexter Patterson teaches a photography course for the Department of Life Sciences Communication.

Patterson currently serves as the social media manager for the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association. He has over 10 years of experience as a visual storyteller, digital marketing consultant, and podcaster.  He is an alumnus of the LSC department, where he received his bachelor’s degree. He also has a master’s degree from Purdue University in Communications and Media studies.

Patterson loves to take pictures and has over 7 years of professional photography experience. Although he specializes in live sports and event photography, his favorite things to photograph are birds. Patterson even started his own birding club, BIPOC Birding Club of Wisconsin, for where he showcases many of his birding photos.