Ty Adams is Professor of Mass Communication and Multimedia at the Gulf University for Science and Technology, Mishref, Kuwait. He previously was Vice Dean of Academic Affairs of the University of Business and Technology (UBT) at Jeddah College of Advertising, Saudi Arabia; Vice President of Academic Affairs of Kazakhstan Institute of Management at Economics, and Strategic Research University (KIMEP University), Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Professor of Communication at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. He received his PhD from the University of Florida.Stephen A. Smith is Professor of Communication at the University of Arkansas. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and the University of Wisconsin; a Visiting Scholar at Stanford Law School; and a Visiting Professor of Rhetoric and Communication Studies at the University of Virginia. He received his PhD from Northwestern University.