Dr. Russell Todd

Austin Host Committee Member

Dr. Rusty Todd currently serves as a Professor of Journalism at the The University of Texas Moody College of Communication and has served as the Chair of School of Journalism.  He has previously served as the Director of Business Journalism at Hong Kong University.  His deep experience in Asia includes key roles as Development Manager for Dow Jones Asia-Pacific, Reporter for Asia Wall Street Journal, and News Editor for the Asia Wall Street Journal.  Dr. Todd also was the Founding Editor of the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Report.  In Texas, Dr. Todd has served as the Chief Copy Editor for the Texas Observer, one of the oldest publications in Texas covering politics and culture.  He received a PhD from Stanford University and degrees in journalism and government from the University of Texas at Austin.