Dr. Georgi A. Rausch is an Associate Professor, Lecturer in the Department of Management at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah, she received a B.A. degree in Communication Studies and English Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in Organizational Communication from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from the University of Utah. Before graduate school, she worked in advertising and media planning at J. Walter Thompson in San Francisco and in nonprofit development at the California Academy of Sciences. Dr. Rausch’s research looks at innovative communication pedagogy and developing community partnerships in higher education. She teaches topics such as public speaking, business ethics, and technical writing to a broad variety of audiences, and enjoys making these topics accessible, relevant, and engaging.