Michael Spangle, Ph.D. has taught in the School for Professional Studies at Regis for 6 years. Prior to coming to Regis, he taught 12 years at the University of Denver. At D.U. served as Director of Graduate Studies in Applied Communication and Conflict Management and served on the faculty for the Department of Human Communication. He is co-author of three books: Interpersonal communication in Organizations, Collaborative Approaches to Resolving Conflict, and Negotiation: Communication for Diverse Settings” and many journal articles centering on issues of persuasion and rhetoric. He has provided consulting and training for many organizations including J.D. Edwards, PeopleSoft, Time/Warner, U.S. West, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Colorado Convention and Tourist Bureau, the National Real Estate Association, the American Diabetes Association, and many of the schools, churches and hospitals in Denver.