Kimberley LaMarque Orman is a clinical assistant professor of Communication and Media Management at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. Her research encompasses both the field of communication and performance studies. Her particular interest focuses on public speaking from a performance perspective, group persuasive presentations and communicative arguments using classical and modern literature. Professor LaMarque holds a BA from Columbia University; MFA from American Conservatory Theatre and studied classical theatre at the National Theatre of Great Britain with Sir Anthony Hopkins. Prior to Fordham, Kimberley was an associate professor of Communication and Director of Forensics at Tennessee State University, where she created and developed a national recognized speech program.