Lindsey Bier teaches business communication strategy courses and leads the international commerce program to Japan. Specializing in public diplomacy and country reputation, she focuses her research on corporate diplomacy, citizen diplomacy networks, and international empirical analysis. Before joining USC, Bier taught public relations, mass media, organizational communication, and oral presentation courses in Tennessee; she developed an online intercultural communication course and served as a faculty mentor. Her professional experiences encompass reputation management, media relations, visual communication, and consulting in international/intercultural strategy and training. Bier has traveled to 30+ countries for professional and humanitarian purposes, including fellowships in Korea and Vietnam.