Lora Tsui, an instructor in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, has a long history in education. She joined the College in 2017 after moving from Illinois, but prior to teaching at Washington State University, she worked as an instructor and adviser at Northwestern College in Chicago. Tsui also has taught at Midstate College and the College of Dupage in Illinois.
She cites her undergraduate experience as a TA as a source of her passion for educating others. She has held some form of teaching or advising position since she began teaching as a graduate assistant in 1999.
In the College, Tsui teaches Public Speaking in the Digital Age, which is designed to teach students how to communicate in a variety of professional contexts, focusing on public presentation skills.
Outside of work, she spends most of her time with her husband, who also works for the university, two children, and a golden retriever. As a family, they frequently go swimming and hiking. Tsui also loves to travel and explore the Pacific Northwest.
Bio by Chris Ryder, Class of 2017