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Michael Zirulnik

Instructional Professional of Communication, Arizona State University; Research Instructor of Bioethics and Medical Humanism, University of Arizona

Dr. Zirulnik is a communication scholar, educator, and consultant. He designs strategies to mitigate loss in high-stakes, high-risk industries such as healthcare and aviation. He serves on the faculty of The University of Arizona and Arizona State University, and is past Chair of the Peace and Conflict Communication Division of the National Communication Association in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in The Hill, VICE, The Howard Journal of Communications, and Curator--The Museum Journal, among others.


  • –present
    Research Instructor, University of Arizona


  • 2015 
    Arizona State University, Ph.D./Intercultural and Organizational Communication


National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award