Carson Mann is a current doctoral student in the Strategic Communication Ph.D. program. He received his master’s degree in professional communication at the University of Tampa. Carson has taught courses like Fundamentals of Oral Communication and Foundations of Technical Presentation at UCF. Before his acceptance in the UCF doctoral program, Carson taught a year of Digital Media at a Florida high school. He currently researches classroom communication concepts like higher education instructional strategies, student-teacher relationships, and student expectations. Carson is a Florida native who enjoys movies, video games, and playing sports.