Lucrezia Cuen Paxson is a scholarly assistant professor in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University-Everett and a graduate of King’s College London.
After a career as a broadcast journalist and foreign correspondent covering stories around the globe, Cuen Paxson joined the Murrow College in 2012. She founded the college’s Global Engagement program and Backpack Environmental program. She led the Backpack Journalism program and developed the College’s faculty-led study abroad programs to Cuba and Britain. She teaches Reporting Across Platforms, Brand Journalism, Communicating Science and Technology, Broadcast News Reporting, and mentors students in the multidisciplinary Boeing Scholars and Department of Energy’s Wind Turbine Competition programs. Her current research areas are advancing communication in STEM and STEM+ interdisciplinary ﬁelds, communication in global engagement and breaking down barriers of academic and professional biases through interdisciplinary project-based learning and merged coursework.