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John Shosky

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of Government

John Shosky is the president of Roncalli Communications, Inc. He has been a professional speechwriter, consultant, coach, and trainer for over twenty-eight years. He has written more than 2800 speeches for government officials, political candidates, university presidents, and public interest advocates. This amounts to roughly seven million words on the public record. He has been a speechwriter at the highest levels of government. Dr. Shosky has served in the Reagan, Bush (41) and Bush (43) Administrations, working in the Executive Office of the President, White House Public Affairs, The Department of Health and Human Services, The Department of Education, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He has also worked extensively for clients in the private sector. In addition, Dr. Shosky has published more than seventy articles or editorials. He is the author of two books: Speaking to Lead, London: Bite Back Publishing 2010, and The Words of our Time, London: Bite Back Publishing 2012. He is currently working on a book about Prime Minister’s “Question Time.”

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Teaching

  • Fall 2017

  • Spring 2018