Dr. Carolyn Gubala joined the SPLASH!® Milk Science Update team as managing editor in 2023. She brings more than 15 years of publishing industry experience, including seven years as the managing editor of a marketing and research firm in San Diego. Over the past two decades, Carolyn has overseen a variety of professional projects, including digital marketing, online marketing content, business news, book editing, indexes, recipe development, technical documents, procedures/user guides, grants, SEO, social media, academic publishing, and user experience. She earned a PhD in English (Technical Communication) from the University of South Florida and an MA in Rhetoric and Writing Studies from San Diego State University. For the past eight years, Carolyn has taught technical communication courses, including professional and technical editing, research methods, and technical writing. As a full-time faculty member at the University of California Davis, Carolyn teaches technical communication and editing, while serving as the Assistant Director of Online Writing Instruction. She has a background in course and program development and emphasizes ethical course design when creating applied technical communication courses.