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Media Relations
101 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN, 46135-0037
(765) 658-4286

Geoffrey D. Klinger

Communication and Theatre

Professor of communication and theatre


Rhetoric, Debate, Forensics, Political communication, Presidential rhetoric, Social movements, Civil rights rhetoric, Legal argumentation, Supreme Court opinions, Rhetoric and social theory, Economics and business rhetoric


Geoffrey Klinger is interested in the connections between rhetoric and social theory – particularly in the areas of political communication, legal argumentation and rhetoric of economics. He is working on two books: one dealing with the philosophical and rhetorical traditions in the theory of law, and the other focusing on business and economics rhetoric. Klinger also serves as director of forensics at DePauw, working with the student debate teams. He is faculty adviser for the Debate Society.