Dr. Doug Swanson is a Professor of Communications at California State University, Fullerton. He earned a doctorate in Higher Education Instruction from Oklahoma State University. He earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees in Communication from Eastern New Mexico University. An Accredited Public Relations Practitioner, since 1990 he has taught a wide spectrum of communications courses at the university level. Previously, he worked for more than 12 years in broadcasting, print journalism, and agency public relations. He is the student learning assessment coordinator for the Cal State Fullerton College of Communications. He is also the supervising faculty member of Cal State Fullerton’s student-run public relations agency, PRactical ADvantage Communications, and the author of two books on public relations education that are coming out this fall.