Beata Krupa is a full-time Lecturer in Leadership Communications at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining Rice faculty, she was an academic administrator for private, for-profit higher education institutions. She served as a VP of Academic Operations at the first regionally accredited, fully online university. She was also responsible for the regional accreditation of a large, multi-campus, multi-state college. Before becoming a higher education administrator, Beata taught communication courses at NYU, College of New Rochelle, and Jones International University (JIU). At JIU she also served as a Business Communication department Chair.
Beata’s writing and research interests focus on new media, media ecology, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, online pedagogy, and technology applications in teaching. Beata maintains an active consulting practice.