Crisis of Rhetoric: People In 'Crisis of Rhetoric' Crisis of RhetoricEvents/ResourcesPeople Back to 'Oratory and Politics' Core project team: Dr Henriette van der Blom, PI of Crisis of Rhetoric, Director of the Network for Oratory and Politics, and Lecturer in Ancient History (University of Birmingham). Professor Alan Finlayson, Co-I of Crisis of Rhetoric, founder and treasurer of the Political Studies Association specialist group on ‘Rhetoric and Politics’, and Professor of Political and Social Theory (University of East Anglia). Dr Sophia Hatzisavvidou, Senior Lecturer in Politics, Languages & International Studies (University of Bath). Professor James Martin, Professor of Politics (Goldsmiths, University of London). Professor Gesine Manuwald, Professor of Latin (University College London). Dr David Moon, Senior Lecturer in Politics (University of Bath). Professor Christopher Reid, Professor of Rhetoric (Queen Mary, University of London). Dr Ernest Schonfield, Lecturer in German (University of Glasgow). Professor Richard Toye, Professor of History (University of Exeter). User group: The Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke, Home Secretary 2004-2006. Mr Rodger Evans, civil servant speechwriter in the Scottish Parliament. Mr Brian Jenner founder and director of the UK Speechwriters’ Guild and the European Speechwriters’ Network, and a professional speechwriter. Collaborators: Dr Joe Bennett, Lecturer in Applied Linguistics (University of Birmingham). Professor Deborah Cameron, Rupert Murdoch Professor in Language and Communication (University of Oxford). Professor Stephen Coleman, Professor of Political Communication (University of Leeds). Professor Rita Copeland, Professor of the Humanities and Professor of Classical Studies, English, and Comparative Literature (University of Pennsylvania, US). Professor Karl-J. Hölkeskamp, Professor of Ancient History (University of Cologne, Germany). Professor Jens Kjeldsen, Professor of Rhetoric and Visual Communication (University of Bergen, Norway). Professor Christian Kock, Professor of Rhetoric (University of Copenhagen). Dr Maria Kyriakidou, Senior Lecturer at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture (University of Cardiff). Dr Jon Lawrence, Professor of Modern British History (University of Exeter). Professor Graham Smith, Professor of Politics and Academic Director at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (University of Westminster).