Jim Hanson

  • Snoqualmie WA

Work History

Work History
Aug 1992 - Jan 2015

Professor

Department of Rhetoric Studies, Whitman College. Duties include

Professor, teaching Argument in the Law and Politics; Rhetorical Explorations: Race, Class and Gender; Political Campaign Rhetoric; First Amendment and Free Speech; Fundamentals of Public Speaking; Rhetorical Criticism; and Directing the Forensics Program(Walla Walla, Washington;; Chair, 1996-1997; Chair 2010-2013). Guest Instructor, Western Washington University. Duties included teaching an Advanced Public Speaking and Directing Forensics course(Bellingham, Washington; August 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997).

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Student Teacher

Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington. Duties included

Student teacher, Ferndale High School. Responsibilities included teaching courses in Speech, Middle East History, and Washington State History(Ferndale, Washington;). SPEECH AND DEBATE EXPERIENCE

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Executive Director

Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington. Duties included

Executive Director, the Mountain Speech and Debate Foundation. Responsibilities including establishing non-profit foundation, preparing and publishing instructional and coaching documents for speech and debate, managing and instructing speech and debate clinics for coaches, students, and judges, and working with coaches to build up their programs.

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

Debate Coach

Bellevue College. Responsibilities include

Speech and Debate Coach, coaching Parliamentary debate, Speaking Events, coordinating travel, handling logistical matters, setting travel and practice schedules, and managing tournaments.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Debate Coach

Walla Walla High School. Responsibilities include

Speech and Debate Coach, coaching LD debate and extemporaneous speaking(August 2013 through May 2014).

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Director of Forensics

Whitman College. Responsibilities include

Director of Forensics, coaching Policy debate, Parliamentary debate, and Speaking Events, coordinating travel, handling logistical matters, managing the team's budget, setting travel and practice schedules, running squad meetings, and managing tournaments.

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Coach

Co-director, Forensics, Whitman College. Responsibilities included

Coach, Debate and Individual Events, University of Southern California. Responsibilities included handling tournament accounting, participating in staff meetings, and coaching N.D.T. Debate and Individual Events. Coach and Instructor, Debate and Individual Events, Interlake High School. Responsibilities included handling the team budget, and coaching students in Policy and Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Individual Events(Bellevue, Washington; January, 1988-August, 1989).

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Coach and Instructor

Co-director, Forensics, Whitman College. Responsibilities included

Coach and Instructor, Debate and Individual Events, John F. Kennedy High School. Responsibilities included instructing students in Policy and Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Individual Events(Burien, Washington;). FORENSICS SUMMER AND FALL INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Director

Whitman National Debate Institute. Duties include Whitman College. Responsibilities include

Director, organizing and promoting the institute, designing the lecture schedule, coordinating assistant and guest lecturer duties and research, addressing student housing and food requests(Auburn, Washington: July-; Walla Walla, Washington: July-August 2000-2012).

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

Instructor

Whitman National Debate Institute. Duties include Whitman College. Responsibilities include

coordinating instructors, hosts, and promotion; putting together teaching materials, evidence packets, and seminar books; and teaching debate skills and about the issues concerning the Team Policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate topics(Instructor at;; 1994-1997,,; and Spokane,; Co-Manager of the seminars,; seminars,; seminars occurred on Saturdays in September).

Aug 1989 - Jun 1992

Assistant Lecturer

Department of Communication Arts and Sciences , University of Southern California.

Assistant Lecturer, Duties included teaching Argumentation and coaching Debate and Individual Events(Los Angeles, California;).

Sep 1987 - Jun 1989

Teaching Assistant

Department of Speech Communication, University of Washington. Duties included

Teaching Assistant, teaching Public Speaking and assisting with British Public Address, American Public Address, Free Speech, and Rhetoric of Revolutionary Documents(Seattle, Washington;). Instructional Assistant for Argumentation and Debate, Department of Speech and Broadcast, Western Washington University(Bellingham, Washington; September, 1986-April, 1987).

Education

Education
Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

PHD Doctorate

University of Southern California
Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

M.A

University of Washington
Jan 2015 - Jan 2015

B.A

Western Washington University

Skills

Skills

Injury Compensation

Cases

purpose

cognitive

Public address

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