Dr. Marion Philadelphia is Associate Professor of Clinical Management Communication at the Marshall School of Business, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses. Prior to teaching she spent much of her professional career in public relations, journalism, and marketing for the entertainment industry. A native of Germany, bilingual and bicultural, she is particularly interested in global communication and has expertise in addressing the needs of international, transfer and minority students. She holds an M.A. from the University of Hamburg and recently earned her Ed.D. from USC's Rossier School of Education with a particular focus on professional development for faculty via online platforms.