Xiaodong Kuang earned his B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Linguistics from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China, and Ph.D. in Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before joining Edgewood, he taught courses in public relations, advertising, nonprofit management and research methods at UW-Eau Claire and Central Washington University. At Edgewood, he teaches public relations, organizational communication, and introduction to human communication. His research focuses mainly on health communication and cross-cultural communication. Xiaodong is excited to live with his wife and two sons in Madison, the "lake-city-lake" paradise.