Prof. Dale Didion

Professional Lecturer
Faculty: Adjunct

Dale Didion has been a professional lecturer at the Trachtenberg School since 2007. In addition to his work with the Trachtenberg School, Professor Didion has held several senior public affairs positions for multi-national companies over more than 20 years, including Executive Vice President of EnergySolutions; Senior Managing Director, and the Director of the Environmental Practice, Hill & Knowlton; and Senior Vice President, Fleishman-Hillard. Mr. Didion has represented a variety of small, medium and Fortune 100 companies involved in cutting edge technology in the areas of renewable and nuclear energy, manufacturing and agriculture. 



BS  Criminal Justice, University of Toledo

MPA  George Washington University, 1983


Lauded by students for his holistic teaching style, Professor Dale Didion was awarded the Outstanding Teaching Award for part-time faculty of the Trachtenberg School in February 2014. The students who nominated Professor Didion claim his class is both informative and engaging, augmented by a lineup of notable speakers who reinforce class topics with real-world expertise. From balancing technical skills with personal abilities, to connecting academic material with professional experiences, Professor Didion emphasizes a comprehensive view of legislative and congressional management.  Professor Didion challenges students with rigorous assignments that focus on critical thinking, while providing individualized feedback to help students grow in their capabilities.