Dr. Robyn Walker is a professor of business communication at the Center for Management Communication at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, where she teaches business writing and business communication courses. She earned a master's and a doctoral degree in communication from the University of Utah and also holds an MBA. Dr. Walker has held faculty appointments at the University of Arizona and California State University-Fullerton. While a graduate student at Utah, she taught MBA courses in business writing. Before entering academia, Dr. Walker worked as a professional writer and editor with such organizations as United Press International, McGraw-Hill, and Novell. She also has worked as a writing consultant for companies such as Hoffman LaRoche Pharmaceuticals and Franklin-Covey, Inc. She continues to write and conduct research and has delivered dozens of conference papers on rhetoric, cultural studies, and business communication pedagogy. She is a member of the Association of Business Communication and Management Communication Association.Walker, Robyn is the author of 'Strategic Business Communication with Infotrac An Integrated, Ethical Approach', published 2005 under ISBN 9780324300819 and ISBN 0324300816.