Barbara Tannenbaum
Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University

Barbara Tannenbaum
Barbara Tannenbaum teaches courses in public speaking and persuasive communication in the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and is a faculty member in the Brown/IE Executive MBA Program.

She is a recipient of the Brown University John Rowe Workman Award for excellence in teaching in the humanities, the Brown University Undergraduate Teaching Award, and eleven time recipient of the Brown University Senior Citation/Hazeltine Citation for excellence in teaching.

In addition to leading the popular course Persuasive Communication, Barbara provides communication workshops for senior administrators, graduate students, Brown University Career Services, The Brown/Trinity Consortium and many student organizations annually. She has been an invited lecturer at Princeton University, Barnard College, Rhode Island School of Design, MIT, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and Smith College.

Outside of academia, through her consulting firm Dynamic Communication, Barbara consults to global business and professional leaders on effective communication. Her communications programs have been delivered on six continents to organizations including USAID, Microsoft, Reliance Industries, Chanel, and Google. She has advised senior political leaders including elected officials at the state and national level. Her clientele also includes the Council of Chief Judges of the Appellate Courts of the United States, The California Supreme Court, The Florida Supreme Court, The International Monetary Fund, MFA Boston, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.