Georgi Petkov holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Philosophy. He is part-time lecturer at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” (Department of Philosophy and Department of Cultural Studies) and at International Business School – Botevgrad. His research interests include rhetoric, history of rhetoric, speechmaking, presentation skills and applied argumentation. He is an expert in argumentative strategies, speechmaking and the implementation of the argumentative strategies in discussions. He is a member of the Executive Board of the Institute of Rhetoric and Communications. He has been the Online Editor of the Rhetoric and Communications Journal since 2011.