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University of San Francisco faculty bio:

Cameron Conaway, adjunct professor in the Professional Communication program, is an author, former investigative journalist, and corporate communications leader whose work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, NPR, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Washington Post, World Economic Forum, Newsweek, Forbes, and The Guardian, among other publications.

With an MFA in creative writing from the University of Arizona and an executive MBA from the University of San Francisco, Professor Conaway brings a multi-disciplinary approach to marketing, management, and communications. In various marketing and communications roles, he has worked with brands ranging from the United Nations and Rotary International to Silicon Valley startups focused on artificial intelligence.

His international experience includes living and working in Thailand for three years, and reporting and researching from India, Burma, and Ethiopia on critical issues of social and environmental justice.

Originally from Altoona, Pennsylvania, Professor Conaway now lives in San Francisco. Connect with Professor Conaway on Mastodon.

See also:


University of San Francisco, Executive MBA, 2020

University of Arizona, MFA in Creative Writing, 2009

Penn State Altoona, BA in Criminal Justice, 2007

Penn State Altoona, BA in English, 2007


Selected Publications

The Right Way to Process Feedback, Harvard Business Review, 2022

Editorial Leadership In The Age Of Content Marketing Automation, Forbes, 2020

Solving Complex Social Problems Through Collaboration, Harvard Business Review, 2015

The Ganges River Is Dying Under the Weight of Modern India, Newsweek, 2015

Malaria, Poems, Michigan State University Press, 2014

Blog Posts


    • Investigative Reporters and Editors

    • The Academy of American Poets

    • The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

    • Modern Language Association

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