Part-Time Assistant Professor of Economics and Business
Areas of Expertise
Globalization, business communication, technology industry, food movements and industry, leadership communication, business and public address
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 2014
My classes are characterized by three themes:
A connection between the classroom and the real world
The construction of a fun and safe environment for learning
The need to provide lots of feedback in the teacher/student relationship
Technology & Business Innovation
The New Food Business
Leadership in Organizations
Principal, Critical Communications (Consultancy)
Director of Marketing, Dell Ventures
Director of Corporate Communications, Dell Inc.
Manager Corporate Communications, Intel
“Moving at the Speed of Business,” Interview w/ New York Times Chief Technology Officer; Forbes Voice blog
Business and Society:
“Food Talk: Bridging Power in a Globalizing World.” The Rhetoric of Food: Discourse, Materiality and Power. Eds. Joshua Frye and Michael Bruner. New York: Routledge, 2012. 58-70.
“Dinner Time Discourse: Convenience Foods and Industrial Society.” Food as Communication: Communication as Food. Eds. Janet Cramer, Carlnita Greene and Lynn Walters. New York: Peter Lang Publishers, 2011. 179-194.
“Milk, Eggs, Arugula, Identity: The Grocery List in a Time of Change.” Media Commons - The New Everyday: Notes, Lists, and Everyday Inscriptions cluster. June 29, 2010.
Media and Popular Culture:
“Kenneth Burke meets a time lord: Steampunk’s grammatical disruption.” Clockwork Rhetoric: The language and style of steampunk. Ed. Barry Brummett. University Press of Mississippi, 2013. 115-134.
Association of Business Communicators
National Communication Association
Kenneth Burke Society
Passionate advocate for BBC’s “Doctor Who”