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Jude J. Geiger


Jude J. Geiger

Assistant Professor, Speech Communication

Tel.: (630) 942-2179
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2615E

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • Communications Law/Intellectual Property
  • Cultural Studies
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Communication Technology

Recent Courses Taught: 

  • Speech 1100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

Current Projects: 

  • A presentation on using content analysis to teach nonverbal communication
  • Developing video examples of excellent speeches
  • Expanding forensics resources

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • The Chicago Seven: Rule of Law vs. A Comedy of Errors, A Tale of Role Reversal Recounting the Past: A Journal of Historical Studies, 2012
  • Stasis in the Rhetoric of Rumsfeld v. Fair National Communication Association Convention, 2007
  • Semiotic “Child Abuse”: The Supreme Court and Internet Morality

National Communications Association Convention, 2007

  • Contributing Editor, Illinois Civil Litigation Guide (West Publishing 2006)
  • Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, Article Editor and Senior Editor, 2004-2006


  • JD, Yale Law School
  • MA, Speech Communication, North Dakota State University
  • MS, Political Science, Illinois State University
  • BS, Communication, Political Science, Social Studies Education, Illinois State University