Prabu David is Dean of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. From 2010 to 2015, he was Professor and Associate Dean at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, where he was instrumental in revising undergraduate and graduate programs, recruiting faculty and developing the administrative framework in the college.
Prior to WSU, he was on the faculty at Ohio State University from 1993 to 2010 where he held a number of positions, including Assistant and Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies of the School of Communication, and Faculty Associate with OSU’s Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Center for Public Health Preparedness. Over the years, he was won awards for research, teaching and design.
He graduated with a B.S. in physics from Loyola College, Chennai, India, earned a master’s degree in journalism from Ohio University, and completed his doctoral degree in mass communication from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.