Jason Snyder is associate to the dean, MBA director, and associate professor in the School of Business at Central Connecticut State University. He holds a PhD in communication sciences from the University of Connecticut. He has taught managerial communication, organizational communication, research methods, and public speaking. He has also conducted consulting in the areas of employment communication, social entrepreneurism, and strategic planning. His research interests include the role of supportive and compassionate communication in the workplace, social marketing, and the impact of instructor communication on student performance. His research has appeared in journals such as Journal of Business Communication, Corporate Communications, and Communication Studies.