Faculty Bios

David C. Hoffman

Associate Professor

  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


David Hoffman works at the intersection of rhetoric, history and politics. He has published work on classical rhetorical theory, as well as rhetorical criticism of political figures, both historical and contemporary. His work has appeared in such journals as Rhetorica, Rhetoric and Public Affairs, and Rhetoric Society Quarterly. Professor Hoffman has also taught courses in rhetorical theory, persuasion, and public advocacy and has conducted seminars in leadership and the communication of emotion. He has helped to conduct communication development sessions for the Leadership Academy, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, and the Greater New York Hospital Association.

He received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa in 2000.