David C. Hoffman
School of Public Affairs
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
New York, NY 10010
Office Location: 135 East 22nd Street, Room 907B
Phone: 646 660-6783
Fax: 646 660-6831
David Hoffman received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa in 2000. An interdisciplinary scholar, he 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. For more than ten years he has been helping students to speak confidently in public and to express their ideas clearly in writing. 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 lives in New Jersey with his wife Sharon, his dog Franklin, and more books than he can possibly ever read.