David L. Cuillier University of Arizona

David Cuillier, Ph.D., is former president and chairman of the Society of Professional Journalists’ national Freedom of Information Committee and is a newsroom FOI trainer for SPJ. He gathered public records as a government reporter and city editor for a dozen years at daily newspapers in the Pacific Northwest. He is an associate professor and director of journalism at the University of Arizona, teaching computer-assisted reporting, public affairs reporting and access to information. He is a member of the National Freedom of Information Coalition board and has testified before Congress regarding the Freedom of Information Act.