Juliann Scholl holds a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She also has an MA from the University of Alabama and a BA from the University of Nebraska. Before freelancing, Juliann was a tenured university professor at Texas Tech University for several years, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and serving as graduate admissions director for her department. She also worked as a social scientist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Juliann currently enjoys writing about higher education, health and medicine, crisis communication, travel, business, finance, and lifestyle.