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Sydel Sokuvitz

Sydel   Sokuvitz  

Associate Professor

B.A., University of Florida
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Academic Division

Dr. Sokuvitz is Associate Professor of Management Communication at Babson College, where she is active at Babson Executive Education and directed the MBA Communication Programs for over 13 years. A former acting chairperson of the Liberal Arts Division, Dr. Sokuvitz has been honored as Professor of the Year at Babson College and has been a member of the faculty at the Radcliffe Seminars Management Program. Her work has appeared in such journals as The Business Communication Quarterly and Human Communication Research. Dr. Sokuvitz’ current research focuses on (1) cross-cultural issues in corporate communication and (2) presentation competencies of entrepreneurs.

Her most central contributions to Babson’s business communication curricula include undergraduate and graduate courses in Global Business Communication, a customized version of Business & Technical Presentations for the Master of Science in Accountancy Program, and courses at BEE in cross-cultural and gendered business communication.

Dr. Sokuvitz conducts training programs in areas that include high impact presentation and writing skills, crisis communication management, cross-cultural communication for leaders, and technical communication for (1) the financial services industry and (2) engineers. She has extensive experience as an Executive Presentation Coach, and in consulting and training at such organizations as Access Technologies, Atlantic Data Services, Decision Architects (a Monitor Company), Evergreen Funds, The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, The Harvard School of Public Health, Instrumentation Labs, John Hancock Funds, Millipore, and Venture Development Corporation.

Dr. Sokuvitz received her B.A. degree from the University of Florida and both her M.A. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University.