Janette Muir is the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education at George Mason University. She is also an associate provost in New Century College, an integrative, interdisciplinary program at Mason. Dr. Muir teaches courses in Political Communication and Rhetoric and has written articles on presidential campaigns, political activism and gendered politics. Her courses tend to be highly interactive — traveling to New Hampshire to follow presidential campaigns; involving students in academic conference planning; facilitating cross generational dialogues about current affairs; and engaging in community based research projects. Dr. Muir has received a George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award. She is a C-SPAN Fellow, past president of the Eastern Communication Association, and past editor of Communication Quarterly. She is recognized as a Centennial Scholar for her contribution to scholarship in the Communication discipline.