MEET OUR FACULTY
Carl Zangerl is the Faculty Director for Graduate Communication and Human Resources Management programs and the Lead Faculty for the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication. In addition to assuring the delivery of a top-notch learning experience for students, he teaches courses in communication assessment, strategic messaging and communication networks, and the program's experiential capstone course. He has been nominated by students for the College's Teaching Excellence Award several times over the past ten years and received the award in 2007.
Dr. Zangerl is the coauthor (with Dick Harris) of several articles on meeting facilitation, organizational assessment, and meeting effectiveness. He served as the vice president of professional development for the Boston Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators for three years, and was a judge for the Public Relations Society of America’s 2012 Silver Anvil Awards.... He recently served on a committee of the Global Communication Certification Council to develop the examination for the Strategic Communication Management Professional certification.
Before joining the full-time faculty in 2009, Dr. Zangerl was a principal of ZHC Partners, a strategic planning and communication firm, and the director of field and executive communications at New England Financial/MetLife. Prior to a 23-year corporate career as a speechwriter, strategic planner, and facilitator, he taught at Stanford University and Purdue University, and he was the chief of staff to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University.
Christina Inge has been making technology and content work for organizations for twenty years. She has worked in both digital marketing and web development with organizations ranging from Pega Systems and Nissan to the Smithsonian and countless technology startups. She specializes in translating business requirements into a cohesive vision for technology implementation across web, mobile, customer relationship management (CRM), and data analytics. She has served as a leader and project manager recently on the implementation of a customized mobile e-commerce solution, mining web data analytics for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, and creating social and CRM strategies for technology startups. Her articles have been published in numerous industry publications. She’s a certified scrum master for Agile project management and has served on the board of the American Marketing Association-Boston. Her company is a current New England Direct Marketing Association Trustee.
Ed Powers is Professor of Practice within the Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication (MSCOC) program. He oversees the Public and Media Relations concentration, having developed its core curriculum, and teaches such courses as Introduction to Public Relations, Public Relations Writing Seminar 2, and Crisis Communication. Additional responsibilities include helping to build a new Leading Communication Strategy concentration, teaching the capstone course within the MSCOC program, and guiding part-time instructors as a master teacher.
Dr. Powers brings more than 25 years of industry experience in corporate communications to his role. His background includes having been Vice President of Corporate Communications at three billion dollar plus companies – National Grid USA, Sappi Fine Paper North America, and Raytheon Engineers & Constructors. In these positions, he was responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operation of the companies' communications programs....
Earlier, Dr. Powers served as Director of Media Relations at Raytheon Company. Most recently, he was Department Head, Communications Products and Editorial Services at The MITRE Corporation, where he was responsible for key internal and external communications channels and writing and editing support for the company’s seven operating centers. He oversaw a team of 40 staff that won 10 professional awards between 2012 and 2017.