Jake Giovanini

Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies


Jake Giovanini protrait.

145 Sims Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244-1230

Jake Giovanini teaches presentational speaking courses that emphasize communication as performance and focus on rhetoric and professional development.

His research interests include rhetorical criticism, rhetoric of popular culture (comics/superheroes and myth), speechwriting, public address, and rhetorical performance. See his full CV [PDF 78KB].


  • M.A., Syracuse University


Public and presentational speaking, interpersonal communication, and rhetorical criticism

Courses Taught

  • CRS 325 Presentational Speaking
  • CRS 625 Oral Communication Skills for Engineers