Daniel E. Trucil is a M.A. candidate in the Department of Communication. Specializing in strategic communication, Daniel’s research interests include the intersection of theory and practice for public relations, political communication, journalism, and emerging mass media. A graduate assistant for his department, Daniel played a key research role in the inaugural study for Villanova’s Waterhouse Family Institute. He is an undergraduate alumnus of Villanova with a B.A. summa cum laude in the study of English and Communication. Daniel is currently employed as a healthcare PR professional in the New York metropolitan area.