I am a public relations professional by day and teach part-time for the School of Liberal Arts, Department of Communication Studies. Aside from my professional endeavors and teaching, I am a former journalist and joined the School of Liberal Arts in 2009.

Academic interests

Public relations, corporate communications, and cognitive linguistics, particularly the study of metaphors and the development of worldview (perceptions) through public communication message development.


Fundamentals of Public Speaking (R110)


Public Relations Society of America -- Hoosier Chapter