Matt Ragas

Professor, College of Communication - DePaul University

A nationally recognized expert on business literacy for strategic communicators, Dr. Matt Ragas is a tenured  professor in the College of Communication at DePaul University in Chicago, USA. He serves as the founding director of the MA in professional communications program, an accelerated graduate program for rising communications leaders. Previously, he served as the academic director of DePaul’s award-winning PR and advertising graduate program. Matt is co-author with colleague Ron Culp of the books, Business Acumen for Strategic Communicators: A Primer (Emerald Publishing, 2021). He is the author, co-author or co-editor of four other books, including Mastering Business for Strategic Communicators (Emerald Publishing, 2018) and Business Essentials for Strategic Communicators (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), which have been adopted by top college and university public relations programs.