Dr. John Daly (Ph.D., Purdue University) is the Liddell Professor of Communication in the Moody College of Communication, Regents Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Texas Commerce Bancshares Professor in the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on topics such as Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Behavior, Crisis Management, and Advocacy and Persuasion. He has won every major undergraduate teaching award at the University of Texas. He also instructs programs on advocacy (influencing skills), change management, leadership and teamwork skills, crisis management, and communication for the Executive Education and Executive MBA programs at the McCombs School of Business. During his career he has worked with hundreds of organizations, worldwide, on communication and leadership-related issues.