School of Public Affairs,
An interdisciplinary scholar, Dr. 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. Additionally, his work has appeared in such journals as Rhetorica, Rhetoric and Public Affairs and Rhetoric Society Quarterly. For more than ten years Dr. Hoffman has been helping students to speak confidently in public and to express their ideas clearly in writing. Dr. 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. Dr. Hoffman received his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa in 2000.
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Fellowship Accomplishments to Date
- Worked with Tashi Chodron and other museum guides, and studied materials prepared by Rubin Museum staff as well as independent readings in order to become an informed tour guide.
- Integrated The Lost Horizon in a seminar on Utopias and Dystopias: Searching for the Perfect World – coupled with visit to RMA.
- Developed curriculum materials for PAF 9139.
- Has begun development of materials, in collaboration with Carla Bellamy, for a Feit seminar on NGO activities in the Himalayan region in both political and cultural terms.
- Is currently working with president of the newly formed Graduate Arts Association at Baruch in regards to joint events to be held at the Rubin Museum.