Thom Blaylock is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Policy at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Policy where he teaches professional and public policy communications and helps to run the Masters of Science in Public Policy degree program. He earned his B.A. from Rice University and an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Before moving to NYU, he taught Communications and Leadership Development at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. He also works as a writer, editor and consultant in the healthcare space. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.