Stephen Lind is a Associate Professor of Clinical Business Communication at USC's Marshall School of Business, where he teaches courses in business communication. His teaching encompasses strategic messaging, technology in communication, consulting, and refining speaking and writing skills for business contexts.
Prof. Lind is an award-winning educator, recognized with the Marshall Teaching Excellence Award for his contributions to the business classroom. He teaches across Marshall programs, from the school's top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs to high school immersion courses and traveling global programming.
Lind's research interests lie in business communication technology and the nuances of communication choices, such as the use of video for business and the use of religious messaging in entertainment commerce. He is the author of the internationally recognized creator-biography and industry-insights book, “A Charlie Brown Religion.” Before joining USC, Dr. Lind was hired to build the business communication initiative at Washington and Lee University's commerce school. He received his PhD, with distinction, from Clemson's transdisciplinary Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design program.
Outside of academia, Dr. Lind runs BizComm Ally, a consulting firm that assists businesses with their communication needs. He works with a range of clients, from multinational corporations to local L.A. entrepreneurs. His consulting work includes strategy development, content direction, and offering training workshops that drive business growth.
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INSIGHT + ANALYSIS
NEWS + EVENTS
Marshall Faculty Recognized for Teaching Excellence
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Marshall Faculty Publications, Awards, and Honors: May 2023 and Year-End Roundup
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USC Marshall School of Business
Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies