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MIDLAND UNIVERSITY Speech & Debate

Enter a community where passionate discourse is not only accepted, but encouraged!

Travel with zero fees for food, travel, and tournament registration. Compete in all 11 individual events.

Pursue argumentation and debate skills through parliamentary debate. Actively practice the communication skills today’s employers seek.

DR. ADAM KNOWLTON, Director of Forensics

B.A. University of Nebraska, Lincoln

M.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Adam Knowlton has been the Director of the Midland University Speech & Debate program since the spring of 2017. Originally from Omaha, Adam was an out-round competitor in Communication Analysis, Informative Speaking, Prose Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, and Duo Interpretation on the national level. Following his undergraduate career, Adam earned an M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Culture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over his 13-year coaching career, Adam has coached 5 National Champions, 6 All-Americans, 21 state champions, and over 61 out-round events.

Contact Adam by calling 402.941.6381 or by emailing knowlton@midlandu.edu