Mallory Warner, Consultant

Mallory joined the LCW team in late 2018 as a consultant, supporting the LCW partners on key consulting and training initiatives. She brings to LCW a rigorous research-based expertise in the field of organizational and multicultural communication—in both domestic and international contexts. Mallory’s training and experience provide her and now LCW with the insights to understand the complexities of culture and inclusion in a contemporary and ever changing global, regional, and local context. For example—her focus on discourse analysis contextualizes the ways in which cultural differences and negotiations permeate all aspects of day to day life.

Prior to joining LCW, Mallory worked for the last decade as an academic advisor and adjunct instructor in the Department of International Studies at DePaul University. In her role as advisor, she worked with a diverse caseload of students, helping to coordinate, plan and achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals. As an adjunct instructor, she taught courses on Chicago as a Global City, Multiculturalism in the United States and she developed and led a study abroad program focused on the topic of Immigration and Integration in France, leading students through both Paris and Marseille.

 

Mallory is currently completing her second M.A. in Organizational and Multicultural Communication from DePaul University. She earned her first M.A. in International Studies at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, where her thesis research focused on the socio-cultural practice of French Republicanism through the lens of the Headscarf Affairs and Islam in France.  Mallory also earned a B.A. in International Studies and French from Saint Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin; While pursuing her B.A. she spent a semester living in Lille, France practicing her French language skills and negotiating living abroad in a foreign city.

Mallory is from a very small mining town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where she grew up enjoying the outdoors and small-town life but fostered a curiosity for the world outside of Michigan. Mallory was a first-generation college student, a term-reserved for those who are the first in their family to graduate from University.

Outside of her work, you can usually find Mallory in the kitchen or hosting friends for elaborate dinner parties. She also enjoys amateur travel writing, finding adventures in Chicago, the U.S. and around the world. She is also trained in wine education and recently became WSET Certified. Her favorite places she has traveled are India, Glacier National Park in the U.S., and anywhere across France.