Gordon McLeanEducation

MA, Northern Arizona University; MA, BA, Washington State University

Research Interests

Health communication; intercultural communication; journalism; business communication


Gordon McLean has taught at the university level since 1994. He studied at the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at Washington State University and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. He has worked at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and in the communication department at the U.S. embassy in Chile, and he has served as a Small Business Innovation Research reviewer for the National Institutes of Health. He has served Walden as a Subject Matter Expert in related areas. McLean is the author of three communication textbooks with Pearson Education and three communication textbooks with Flat World Knowledge, and he has two more textbooks set to publish in 2015. McLean joined Walden’s BS in Communication program in 2009. He lives with his family in Gig Harbor, Washington, and in his free time is working to build a rural high school outside of Puerto Montt, Chile.