Dr. Gary Kohut joined the Belk College faculty in 1983. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in communication and management. His research focuses on corporate communication strategy, leadership and management development and applied technology in business communication. He is co-author of three books: Business Communication: A Functional Perspective, Contemporary Business Report Writing, andWrite to Win. He has published articles in both academic and practitioner journals, and has written chapters and cases in communications, management and marketing texts. Dr. Kohut has conducted management development seminars and workshops for several major regional and national corporations. Dr. Kohut is an active member of professional associations and is a member of the board of Comtech Enterprises. Dr. Kohut is also currently serving as director of UNC Charlotte's MBA program.