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Daylanne Markwardt
Assistant Professor of Clinical Management Communication

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

PhD, University of Arizona; MFA, MA, Chapman University; BA, UCLA


Daylanne Markwardt is a communications expert with 16 years of management and executive-level experience in public relations and an additional ten years teaching business communication and professional writing at the undergraduate level. She has conducted research on the influence of business rhetoric on public-sector institutional change. Professor Markwardt previously directed philanthropic and community relations programs for AT&T and headed her own communications consulting firm. She has coached corporate executives and leaders of nonprofit organizations in media relations, public speaking, and other leadership communication skills.