Prof. Ivanka Mavrodieva, DSc, PhD

Ivanka-mavrodievaIvanka Mavrodieva, full professor, PhD and Dr. Hab., she is a lecturer in rhetoric, business communication, public relations and academic writing at Sofia University. The topic of her PhD dissertation is ‘Parliamentary Rhetoric’. She is the author of 12 books presenting scientific information in new and traditional spheres through the eyes of the researcher: “Parliamentary Rhetoric in Bulgaria” (2001), „Job Selection Interview” (2002), „How to Present Effectively?” (2007), „Virtual Rhetoric: from Journals to Online Social Media” (2010), „Academic Writing” (2005); „Academic Communication” (2010), “Academic Communciation for PhD and Post-Graduate Students” (2014), “From Essays to Master Theses: Academic Writing for Students” (2016) – co-author is Yovka Tisheva. Mavrodieva is the author of 120 articles, 25 of which are published in English, Russian, and French in renowned scientific journals; as well as in international scientific conferences proceedings held in Italy, France, the Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia, Romania, Ukraine, etc.

She is the author of two collections and one textbook with oratorical speeches and a complier of two collections and one chrestomathy: „Contemporary Rhetorical Practices” (2010), „Patterns of Modern Oratory” (2010), „Communications in Virtual Environment” (2010). She has been a member of the Executive Board of the Rhetoric Society of Europe (RSE),, since 2013, for two consecutive terms. Editor-in-chief of Rhetoric and Communications Journal, which has been published since September 2011.

She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Online Rhetoric Guide, a subdomain of the Rhetoric and Communications Journal, published since September 2012. Mavrodieva is a lecturer, bloger and trainer who regards rhetoric as an ancient yet vital science, communication as practices in business, Web 4.0, Internet of things. E-mail: