Program Chair Alena Amato Ruggerio teaches persuasion and public speaking. She speaks, writes and teaches at the crossroads of rhetorical criticism, feminist theory and religious studies. Please visit her website at alenaruggerio.com .
Andrew Gay teaches creative entrepreneurship and digital cinema. He has written, directed and produced both fiction and documentary films. His research in Lean Screenwriting applies start-up principles to contemporary film production.
Erik Palmer teaches social media and visual communication. His latest research explores the impact of social photography on the practice of professional media photography. Learn more at erikpalmer.com .