MICHAEL K. MIDDLETON portrait
  • Director Of Forensics, Communication
  • Assistant Professor, Communication
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Communication
  • Associate Professor, Communication

Professional Service

  • Western Forensics & Argumentation Association. Chair. 02/2020 - 02/2022
  • National Parliamentary Debate Association. National Tournament Director. 03/2017 - 03/2018
  • Communication & Critical Cultural Studies. Reviewer. 01/2017 - 12/2017
  • Western Journal of Communication. Editorial Board. 08/2014 - present
  • Management Communication Quarterly. Reviewer. 05/2014 - present
  • Communication and Critical Cultural Studies. Reviewer. 08/2013 - present
  • Southern Communication Journal. Reviewer. 01/2013 - present

Internal Service

  • Undergraduate Committee. Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Commencement Speaker Selection Committee. Member, 08/2011 - present. University service.

Honors & Awards

  • Quintilian Award for Excellence in Forensics Education. Pt. Loma Nazarene University, 02/2017
  • Critical/Cultural Studies Division, Outstanding Book Award. National Communication Association, 11/2016
  • B. Aubrey Fisher Outstanding Journal Article Award. Western States Communication Association, 02/2012
  • Performance Studies Seminar Fellow. Northwestern University, 06/2008

Affiliations

  • Western States Communication Association (WSCA), Member, 02/2015 - present
  • International Communication Association (ICA), Member, 06/2013 - present
  • National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA), Vice-President, 03/2013 - 03/2015
  • Western Forensics Association (WFA), President, 02/2013 - present
  • National Communication Association (NCA), Member, 11/2004 - present