|DOF/DOD||Years on Team||Current Info|
|Dan Smith||??-1993||Director of Forensics; Assistant Professor at Bradley University. Teaches speech at Bradley and is also the director of Bradley's National Championship speech team. His research efforts are focused on news media and international relations. He came to Bradley in 1994.|
|Mike Maguire||1992-1993||In his second term as Mayor of Eagan, Minnesota. Mike Maguire has served on the City Council since January of 2003 and as Mayor since 2007. Completed doctoral course work in Speech Communication and American Studies at Indiana University.|
|Todd McDorman||1992-1994||Coached our first NDT tournament team.1998 completed his PhD. from IU Comm. and Culture with a focus on rhetorical studies. Presently an Associate Professor of Rhetoric at Wabash College.|
|Karen Lee (King)||1979-1980||Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.|
|Larry Medcalf||1977-1978||Prof. Communication Studies at San Francisco State University. San Francisco State University Director of Forensics for 12 years. Former Chair of SFSU Department of Speech and Communications.|
|Dayle Hardy-Short||1979-1984||Northern Arizona Professor in the School of Communication. Specific research interests include Environmental Rhetoric, Political Communication, Gender Studies|
|School of Communication.|
|Kelly Ford||Founder and Organizer at Arizona Dotnetnuke User Group.|
|Jon H. Amsbary||1978-1981||Jonathan Howard Amsbary isan associate professor in the department of Communication Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. 1980 MA and 1986 PhD from Speech Communication.|
|Dirk C. Gibson||1978-?||PhD, Associate Professor of Mass Communication in the Department of Comm. and Journalism at the University of Mexico. His specialty includes rhetorical analysis of Jack the Ripper and the rhetoric of serial murder cases.|
|Kurt Ritter||1974- ?|
|Roy Gentry||1974- ?|
|David Vancil||1967+||Wayne State graduate. Won accolades in persuasive speaking at the first Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha.|
|Gail Compton||1967||Director of Forensics and professor in the Department of Speech and Theatre.|
|Assistant Coach||Years on Team||Current Info|
|Cameron Dehmlow Dunne||2019-2021||Energy Industry Analyst at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission|
|Jacob Bosley||2016-2018||Speech and debate teacher at NSU University School|
|Emily Hall||2014-2017||Program Analyst at the US Department of State|
|Caitlin Reynolds||2012||PhD student in American History.|
|Blake Hallinan||2012-2015||PhD student at UC Boulder.|
|Henry Fields||2012-2014||MPA-SPEA 2014. Former Project Manager with Innovation Institute at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. Workforce nalyst/Economist at Oregon Employment Department.|
|Katie Frederick||2012- 2014||MPA-SPEA 2014. Development associate with Camp Fire Associates, YNPN Portland board member.|
|Adam Abelkop||2010 - 2016||ABD PhD SPEA, J.D. Iowa. Stanford Law teaching fellow Environmental Law and Public Policy Program.|
|Brian S. Amsden||2009-2010||Founding member of the current era of debate at Indiana. Received his Ph.D. · Communication and Culture · American Studies in 2010. Currently at Pennsylvania State Univerisity as aLecturer in Comm. Arts and Sciences.|
|Nick Clark||2009-2010||Founding member of the current era of debate. Ph.D. expected academic year 2010-2011. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Fields of Concentration: Comparative Politics, International Relations.|
|Karen Lee||??-1993||Chief undergraduate advisor for The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Communication Studies.|
|Jim Cherney||??-1993||PhD from Indiana 2003 from Communication and Culture. Assistant Professor in Wayne State's Department of Communication. He studies rhetorical and critical theory. Dr. Cherney's writing has received Outstanding and Top Three Paper awards in the fields of Disability Studies, Rhetorical and Critical Theory, and Public Address.|
|Jody D. Roy||1992||Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department, and Assistant Dean of Faculty. Communication of pro-/anti-violence messages in media and popular cultur. Communication strategies of American social movements|
|Mary Kahl||1978-1979||Associate Professor in New Paltz State Univ. of New York,Department of Communication & Media.|
|Phil Mayberry||1980||Semi-retired and an entrepeneur. Former president at Centennial Wireless which until its recent merger with AT&T provided communications services in the United States and Puerto Rico with over 1,000,000 wireless subscribers. Debate partner with Evan Byah and Chris Gambill.|
|DEBATER||YEARS ON TEAM||CURRENT INFO|
|Joelle Cox||2021||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Amber Johnson||2021||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Nadia Sabry||2020-2021||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Garrett Larson||2020||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Jacob Schwartz||2020||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Curtis Whitt||2019-2020||Assistant Planner at Abercrombie & Fitch|
|Matthew Joseph||2019-2020||Co-Founder at Noveltor|
|Chris Guo||2019||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Preethi Rajgopal||2019-2020||Career Consulting Analyst at Mercer|
|Liam Lorenz||2019-2020||Undergraduate at IU Bloomington|
|Payton Holland||2018-2021||History MA Candidate at Ball State University|
|Roland Duncombe||2018||Bank Teller at Members Choice Federal Credit Union|
|Maximilian Sandefer||2018||Call Time Manager at Sterling Strategies, LLC|
|Kaelie Quinn||2018-2019||Analyst at Voya Financial|
|Layke Vinson||2018-2019||Financial Examiner at Indiana's Department of Finanical Institutions|
|Richard Liu||2018-2019||Masters in China Studies at Peking University's Yenching Academy|
|Matthew Bricker||2017-2019||MPA Candidate at the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs|
|Drew Bagan||2017-2020||Undergraduate at IUPUI|
|Olivia Little||2017-2019||Senior Researcher at Media Matters for America|
|Mehul Gupta||2017-2021||MPP Candidate at UChicago|
|Victoria Lincourt||2017-2020||Field Technician at Landbridge Ecological|
|Katelyn Worrall||2017-2018||Data Strategy Consultant at Resultant|
|Bo Slade||2017-2017||Data Analyst at Aldi|
|Madison Doorn||2017-2017||Shareholder Service Analyst at JP Morgan|
|Akash Pulluru||2016-2017||Strategic Finance Associate at Talkiatry|
|Zach Novicoff||2016-2017||Associate at HPS Investment Partners|
|Abhinav Kalyan||2016-2019||Manager and Partnership Development at Firework|
|Cameron Dehmlow Dunne||2016-2019||Energy Industry Analyst at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission|
|Stanley Njuguna||2015-2017||Coach at Fit House Denver|
|Walt Click||2015-2016||Page at Indianapolis Marion County Public Library|
|Harry Aaronson||2015-2019||MPP candidate at USC|
|Nicholas Gallina||2014-2018||MBA candidate at NYU Stern|
|Brandon Perry||2014-2016||Full Stack Engineer at Taste Institute|
|Neil Patel||2014-2015||Investment Banking Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch|
|Sabrina Gowda||2014-2014||Manager, Business Innovation & Strategy Lead at Takeda|
|Bee Smale||2013-2017||Communications PhD Candidate at Wayne State University|
|Kegan Ferguson||2013-2017||Senior Research Analyst at MarketCast|
|Ari Hoffman||2013-2017||Litigation Associate at Lewis Roca|
|Morgan Murphy||2013-2015||Client Coverage Team at BluWave, LP|
|Samantha Pilgrim||2013-2014||Teaching Assistant at University of Hawaii|
|Joe Galbreath||2012-2016||Employee at Earnst and Young in Indianapolis.|
|Karra Chaltraw||2012-2014||Optometric Technician|
|Jacob Rosenbacher||2012-2013||Account Executive at Fastly|
|Srikar Kalvakolanu||2012-2013||Research Analyst at High Alpha|
|James Hessing||2012-2013||Senior Analyst at LaSalle Investment Management.|
|Alec Friend||2012-2013||Financial Analyst for Corporate Responsibility at Cummins.|
|Olivia Daily||2012-2013||Finance and Legal Studies Major.|
|Joseph Peculis||2011-2015||High School science teacher in Chicago area.|
|Warren Fasone||2011-2013||JD Chicago-Kent College of Law. Assistant State Attorney practicing Child Support Division in Chicago, Illinois.|
|Syed Shah||2011-2012||Head of Field Partnerships at Farmer's Fridge|
|Christian Parroco||2011-2012||Content and Social Media Manager at Wikileaf|
|Luke Morgan||2010-2014||JD Candidate Duke Law.|
|Ya Yang||2010-2012||Graduated with a degree in finance.|
|Jingyi Tian||2010-2011||Masters of Philosophy at University of Hong Kong.|
|Darsh Suresh||2009-2013||MBA Candidate Georgetown University.|
|Sam Owens||2009-2013||PhD Graduate Research Assistant at University of Kentucky.|
|Gabrielle Cherney||2009-2012||Education Program Manager at Riot Games.|
|Melissa Orizondo||2009-2012||IU Maurer Law JD. Counsel at Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC in Houston, Texas.|
|Olufemi Taiwo||2009-2012||Doctorate UCLA Philosophy. Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University.|
|Shirin Baradaran||2008-2011||University Virginia Law JD. Lawyer at Ropes & Gray in Boston, Massachussetts|
|Anthony Zeese||2008-2011||Jack Jouett Middle School teacher in Chicago area.|
|Vincent Thinath||2008-2010||Father Engagement Case Manager at Children's Bureau, Inc in Anderson, IN.|
NDT Qualifier. Received his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, cum laude,and his undergraduate degree at Indiana University, summa cum laude. Currently a partner in the Special Matters and Government Investigations team in King & Spalding’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses primarily on white collar criminal litigation, complex civil litigation, internal investigations and compliance counseling.
CEO and consultant of Webmedia group. She is an author, speaker and future thinker, adapting current and emerging technologies for use in communications. She has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and holds a B.A. in political economics from Indiana University. Click here to see her presentation skills!
David K. Orensten
J.D. from Ohio State University. Lawyer focused on Business Litigation and Civil Defense. Located in Dublin, Ohio.
Judy Kingshott (Kenninger)
BA in Journalism
BA in Religious Studies, minor in Music-Liberal Arts
Talk show host, author, political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist.
Native of Jeffersonville, IN. He is a graduate of Indiana University (1981) and Indiana University School of Medicine (1985). He completed his Family Practice Residency at St. Vincent Hospital and is Board Certified in Family Medicine (ABFP 1988, 1995). Dr. Potter and his family resie in Northwest Indianapolis.
Platypus Technologie Director of Marketing as of February 4, 2008. Ms. Perr has extensive experience in market research, international marketing, and technical marketing, with over 20 years of marketing experience for Pierce Biotechnology, Perbio Sciences, and Fisher Scientific. Most recently, Ms. Perr served as Senior Manager, Large Volume and Custom Business for Thermo Fisher Scientific where she created and managed the large volume & custom sales department. Ms. Perr received an MBA from Northern Illinois University, an M.Sc. in Pharmacology and Immunology from Indiana University Medical School, and a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Indiana University.
|Dan Marriottini||1980-1983||CEO Founder and President of Marbak Development in DC.|
J.D. from Boston University. U.S. Government Lawyer. Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Departmen.
Betsey Wells Edwards
The Director of Development for Preservation Virginia. Since leaving IU, Betsy spent her career in public relations, marketing and fundraising. Her job experience includes PR positions in Indiana and Virginia state government. For eight years she ran her own PR/marketing consulting firm. For the past 10 years She worked in management and development positions for three non-profits. She is the author of "Virginia Country: Inside the Private Historic Homes of the Old Dominion," Simon & Schuster 1998.
Debate Reflections: "My experience as a debater at IU has been invaluable in my PR and fundraising career. Virtually every day I realize that critical thinking, persuasion, research, communication, teamwork are all skills I learned as a debater. Twice a year I judge informal debates in my husband's community college English classes. As I watch these young people form arguments – I wish that all high school and college students could be exposed to debate."
BA in English
Graduate of IU Law School. Member of Wilhite and Associates in Evansville, IN.
Ph.D. at University of Virginia, 1993. Nick is faculty member in the department of history at IUB. He specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations, intelligence, development, and nation-building.
Former President of the student body in 1980. Graduated from IU Law School in 1983. Chris has earned his reputation as a prominent trial attorney in southwest Indiana. He was a public defender in Vigo County from 1984-1992. Currently Chris is an attorney at Wagner, Crawford and Gambill.
Practicing law in Germany.
Semi-retired and an entrepeneur. Former president at Centennial Wireless which until its recent merger with AT&T provided communications services in the United States and Puerto Rico with over 1,000,000 wireless subscribers. Debate partner with Evan Byah and Chris Gambill.
Completed law school at Santa Clara University. Is now an attorney as well as owner of the Chillag & Associates PC lawfirm in Menlo Park, California.
Evan Bayh, Jr.
Lawyer, Consultant to the Legal Community. Part of IU's first International Parliamentary Debate Team.
Part of IU's first International Parliamentary Debate Team
Part of IU's first International Parliamentary Debate Team
Part of IU's first International Parliamentary Debate Team.
B.S. in Business Economics and Public Policy with high distinction, J.D. from Yale University 1974. Chuck was Mitch Daniel's director of the Indiana Office of Management and Budget and Chief Financial Officer for the State of Indiana. Council for Faegre Baker Daniels for corporate finance.
Tom Allen Brown
Edward J. Paulin
Stephen N. Dann
B.S. Management and Real Estate
Lloyd C. Rohler
PhD Indiana University, Professor, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Specializes in Rhetorical Theory, Persuasion, Political Communication. Partnered with Cook, considered the "top team" during their years at IU.
Won many tournaments, including the Chicago National Four-Man Tournament, the
Partnered with Rohler, considered the "top team" during their years at IU.
" I have always felt that my high school and college debating experiences contributed a great deal to the forty-one (41) years that I have practiced law, since my graduation from law school in 1969."
Judith Ann Wuletich
A.B. Speech. IU Debate Society. Chesterton Highschool Graduate.
Martha Susan Johnson
President of the Young Republicans, Graduated with B.S. in Piano and Radio TV.
Raymond Harry Modesitt
A.B. Government. Graduated from Indiana Law in 1968. Raymond returned to Terra Haute after college and is currently practicing law with: Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy.
William Michael Hartman
A.B. Economics. Graduated from USC Law in 1973.
William Russell Graves
Robert James Berry
A.B. Speech. Varsity Intercollegiate Debate.
Julia Deffendahl, Pamela Kreibaum, Martha Susan Johnson, Sarah Bryant, Anita Munson, Betty Davis, Judith Ann Wuletich, Nancy Stewart. Second Row: Henry Hawken, Robert Berry, Patricia Taylor, Raymond Modesitt, Larry Dee Hand, Donald Cronkite, Sheldon Annis, William Graves, Third Row: Gary Baumler, John Lamn, Robert Delaney, Alan Goldstein, Michael Hartman, William Colburn, Severin Sehurger, Roger L- Winters, David Mabey.
D.B.S in Social Studies
Edward G. Boehne
B. S. Bus. Econ. and Public Policy, MBA Kelley, PhD Economics. Senior Economic Advisor for Haverford Trust Company. Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
Marlene Sue McFeel
Lynda Anne Beltz
A.B. American Lit ,Indiana Assistant Professor of Speech Communications in the College of Arts and Sciences,in 1975 accepted a position at Chatham College.