Abigail Weiss is an instructor in the Department of Communication at George Mason University. She graduated summa cum laude from West Chester University of Pennsylvania where she earned her B.S. in English and secondary education, and she earned her M.A. in Communication from George Mason University in Virginia. Miss Weiss brings ten years of teaching experience to the classroom, works as a consultant with education advocacy groups, and serves as a school board trustee in Loudoun County having previously worked in public relations with the United Nations University. Her areas of interest include instructional communication and public relations with a focus on education policy.