Scott R. Stroud is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at UT Austin. He founded the Media Ethics Initiative in 2016, which has since joined the Center for Media Engagement. At the Center, he is the program director of media ethics. Under the auspices of CME, the Media Ethics Initiative creates case studies, hosts symposia, and works with student research interns to enhance reflection on ethical questions in the new media environment. Dr. Stroud has published widely on various topics in ethics, philosophy, rhetoric, and south Asian intellectual history, and has published the books, John Dewey and the Artful Life and Kant and the Promise of Rhetoric. He has also co-authored the textbook, A Practical Guide to Ethics: Living and Leading with Integrity.