Peter Miraldi has been teaching communication, conflict management (e.g., CAS 404), and presentation skills (e.g., CAS 100) for over 15 years at colleges and universities. He earned his doctorate in Communication Studies from Kent State University and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University. Peter has taught several courses and workshops on public speaking, group communication, mediation, and technical presentation. In addition, he has served as a judge for several public speaking competitions, including the Speak for Peace: MLK Oratorical Contest and the New York Times’ Civic Engagement Public Speaking Contest. Currently, Peter serves as the Lead Speaker Consultant for TEDxPSU.