"What keeps me going is goals"

- Muhammad Ali

First and foremost, as an Instructor I want my students to learn the fundamental content of the course. Beyond that, as a communication scholar and instructor I strive to foster critical thinking skills, facilitate the acquisition of life-long learning skills, and prepare students to develop problem solving strategies that will carry over into their personal as well as professional relationships. 

Teaching is a very rewarding profession for me; I receive an immense feeling of satisfaction after being in the classroom. Not only does teaching provide me with an avenue to make an impression on my students but my students have the ability to make an impression on me. The field of communications is interdisciplinary and has allowed me the opportunity to fluidly connect various forms of communication to my research focus and presentation style in the classroom.

I possess teaching experience across various disciplines including public speaking, graphic arts, communication applications, and communication methods to name a few.