Sushil is an associate professor of Human-Center Design in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Tacoma. His research intersects the field of design, technology, and access and he publishes in the ACM journal, Communication Design Quarterly, Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, Journal of Business and Technical Communication, Kairos, and Work.
Sushil also consults in the areas of accessible user experience (AUX) and inclusive infrastructure design with industry and academia. He is the editor of the Western ABC Bulletin and is a founding member of the Bulletin Editorial Team.
Sabrina K. Pasztor
Sabrina K. Pasztor’s cross-disciplinary research focuses on organizational communication (gender communication, negotiation, pay equity, performance management), digital and mass communication (the media industry, specifically television programming and social media), and identity representations in popular culture. Her pedagogical expertise in academia includes organizational and strategic professional communication, business case analysis, gender communication, and media history/fandom.
Sabrina is the author of several academic journal publications on organizational communication practices, and book chapters on gendered communication, social media/technology and television, and audience engagement.
Prior to academia, she was a Senior Strategic Management Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and IBM, implementing global organizational alignment, business process reengineering, communication, and training strategy for Fortune 500 clients, and Director or Curriculum Design and Development for an 18,000-member professional trade association in the real estate industry. She hails from Chicago, Illinois and Budapest, Hungary. Sabrina is the membership manager for the western region of ABC and is a founding member of the Western ABC Bulletin Editorial Team.
Mikel Chertudi is a lecturer in the Business Communication Program at the University of Arizona. As a faculty member on multiple platforms – Undergraduate, Evening MBA, and Online MBA – Mikel is passionate about challenging students to exceed their own expectations. He draws from experience in start-up business development, international business, cross-cultural communication, and strategic marketing to coach students to success.
As a business person and an expert in Small Business Development, International Business, and Cross-Cultural Communication areas, he carries the hard-won lessons of growing a company through the Great Recession, launching a venture out of the University of Arizona’s esteemed McGuire Entrepreneurship Program, creating and funding business plans, and managing projects through their life cycles, both in academic and business settings.
Mikel’s current professional engagements include the content management and web design responsibilities for the Western ABC Bulletin pages and he is a founding member of the Bulletin Editorial Team.