Vernon Miller received his Ph.D. in Speech Communication from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a Professor in the Department of Management and the Department of Communication Michigan State University. His research focuses on the communicative aspects of the employment interview, organizational entry, and role negotiation, and large-scale organizational change processes. His work appears in the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Management Communication Quarterly, Human Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Project Management Journal, International Journal of Project Management, and Journal of Managerial Issues. His most recent book collaboration is the Handbook of Organizational Communication Theory and Research (DeGruyter, in progress). Dr. Miller is a former Associate Editor to Management Communication Quarterly.