Classes I teach: Public Speaking, Advanced Public Speaking, and Argumentation & Debate.
Research or Specific Areas of Interest:
I study argumentation theory and sports communication.
- MA in Communication (Rhetoric and Communication Ethics)
- Doctoral Candidate in Communication
How I fell in love with my field:
My background is in academic debate and communication is a natural fit with that activity.
What I hope for my time at UM-Flint:
I hope to continue to pursue my research interests as well as cultivate a successful debate program.
What I hope for students in my field:
I hope my students feel challenged in a meaningful and rewarding way.
Three things you should know about me:
- I really love sports.
- I am originally from Colorado and love skiing.
- I was a competitive high school and college debater and have been involved in competitive debate for nearly 20 years.