Kelly M. Young, Ph.D. Director of Forensics
Kelly did his undergraduate, masters work and was a policy debater at Ball State University (Muncie, IN). After leaving BSU, he was the Assistant Director of Debate at John Carroll University (Cleveland, OH) for three years. He came to Wayne State in 2001 to begin his Ph.D. and was an assistant debate coach. He has been the Director of Forensics since 2005, overseeing both the speech and debate teams and the program's many outreach efforts.
536 Manoogian Hall • 313-577-2953 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Ronald Stevenson, Ph.D. Director of Debate
Ron did his undergraduate and Ph.D. work at Wayne State and was a highly successful policy debater for WSU, reaching the quarterfinals of the NDT. Ron went to Baylor University (Waco, TX) for his M.A. work, where he coached several successful teams. Ron returned to Wayne for his Ph.D. work, where he's been Director of Debate since 2001.
537 Manoogian Hall • 313-577-2951 • email@example.com
George W. Ziegelmueller, Ph.D. Retired Director of Forensics
Since 1958, Dr. Ziegelmueller taught
After suffering a stroke a few years ago, George now lives in Chicago near his son and his family. If you would like to contact George, he would love to hear from you. His address is:
Sunrise of Lincoln Park
2710 N. Clark St Unit 213
Chicago, IL 60614
Brandon Bumstead, Ph.D. Student
Brandon was a highly successful IE competitor at Wayne State. He later attended Ball State University to earn his MA. He is currently in his 2nd year of PhD work.
Craig Hennigan, Ph.D. Student
Craig completed his undergraduate degree at Central Michigan University and debated Lincoln Douglas debate there. In addition, he was a very successful high school debate coach at a few schools, most recently at West Bloomfield High School. He completed his MA at Wayne State.
Avery Henry, Ph.D. Student
Avery was a highly successful debater at the University of Central Oklahoma and Fort Hays State University. He recently completed his MA at the University of Louisiana. He is in his first year of PhD work.
John Koch, Ph.D. Student
John completed his undergraduate degree at Capital University, where he was a successful policy debate competitor. He completed his MA at Wayne State.
Stephanie Wideman, Ph.D. Student
Stephanie finished her undergraduate and MA work at Western Florida University, where she was a successful Individual Events competitor and coach. She is currently in her first year of Ph.D. work.