William Keith

William Keith is a professor and corporate trainer in communication skills. He is a Professor of Rhetoric and Argumentation at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He has taught at four top research universities in the US, and consulted with a number of companies, including Johnson Controls, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the United Way.

He received his PhD from the University of Texas-Austin, and has taught generation of students to public speaking excellence. With Christian Lundberg, he has written two well-regarded textbooks, The Essential Guide to Rhetoric (Bedford St. Martin’s, 2008, 2e 2017) and Public Speaking: Choices and Responsibility (Cengage, 2014, 2e 2016, 3e 2018).