Matt Cabot is an associate professor of public relations in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He previously worked as a public relations professional in the Bay Area and Los Angeles, primarily in high-tech and medical devices. His expertise is in public relations, social media, corporate social responsibility and media ethics. He holds a master’s degree in mass communications from San José State University, a master’s degree in theological studies from San Francisco Theological Seminary and a doctoral degree in communications from Regent University.
Étienne Brown is an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, where he teaches the ethics of technology. His work focuses on the regulation of speech on social media, and he has published several essays in academic journals on the relationship between misinformation, fake news, internet trolling, hate speech and freedom of expression. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from the University of Ottawa, a master’s degree in philosophy from the same university and a doctoral degree in philosophy from the Sorbonne.
Timothy Hendrick is an associate professor of advertising in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the College of Humanities and the Arts. Hendrick has two decades of professional experience in the advertising industry, including the tech sector. He has managed and implemented corporate branding and positioning initiatives, integrated media campaigns, and promotions and co-marketing programs at the local, national and international levels. He has received numerous awards for his creative and strategic thinking. He holds a master’s in communications from Brigham Young University.
Bryce Westlake is an associate professor of justice studies at the College of Social Sciences. His research interests include digital forensic science, online sex crimes, cybercrime, social network analysis and capital punishment. He holds a doctoral degree in criminology from Simon Fraser University.
John Delacruz is an associate professor of advertising in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the College of Humanities and the Arts. His interests include social and digital channels within the advertising process and experiential learning spaces and their impacts on the creative disciplines of advertising and graphic design. He holds a master’s in the history of art and design from Manchester Metropolitan University.