Roger Pao, JD, is an attorney and educator with extensive experience in online education and a passion for helping students be successful in the online environment. A graduate of Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, and Duke University, summa cum laude, he worked as a transactional attorney with prominent law firms — an international law firm and a Boston-based law firm. He has served as a subject matter expert for and taught a variety of online undergraduate and graduate-level courses. He is originally from the Los Angeles area, but he has lived in many places (including Indianapolis, IN and Durham, NC), and he currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts. His hobbies include reading and writing poetry, being a fan of Los Angeles and Boston sports teams and trying to keep his indoor plants healthy!