Alexander V. Laskin, Ph.D., is a professor of strategic communication at Quinnipiac University, USA. He is an author of over 50 publications, including books, book chapters, and articles published in outlets including the International Journal of Business Communication, the International Journal of Strategic Communication, and the Journal of Public Relations Research, and focused primarily on investor relations, international communications, and measurement and evaluation. Laskin received his PhD from the University of Florida, USA. He also received a master’s degree in international business from the University of Florida; a master’s degree in communication studies from the University of Northern Iowa, USA; and a higher education degree from Moscow State Pedagogical University, Russia, with a double major in geography and English. Laskin is a Fulbright Specialist, Page Legacy Scholar, and Plank Fellow. His work was recognized with Outstanding Article of the Year in the International Journal of Business Communication, Institute for Public Relations’ Ketchum Excellence in Public Relations Research Award, and Quinnipiac University Faculty Scholarship Award. Laskin previously worked in investor relations, international mergers and acquisitions, and market research. Today, Dr. Laskin offers consulting services in investor relations, research and evaluation, and international communications.