Faculty Experts - Derek Arnold, M.A.

Derek Arnold, M.A.


Derek Arnold, M.A.

Area of Expertise:

  • Business and Political Scandal
  • Crisis Management and Communication
  • Conspiracy Theories


The highly charged areas of business and political scandal -- how they evolve, how they are covered by the news media, and how their destructive effects can be mitigated through crisis management and communication -- are Professor Arnold's specialty. He is also a good source for discussions on conspiracy theories -- how they are formulated and how to defend against them.


  • M.A., Purdue University
  • B.A., LaSalle University

Selected Professional Experience

Instructor: La Salle University, West Chester University, Rowan University, Rider University, Penn State, Altoona, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown, Purdue University, Ivy Technical College.

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