Faculty

2020 SDI Spartan Scholars Staff

  • Bill Batterman – Woodward High School
  • Carly Watson - Michigan State University
  • Maggie Berthiaume – Woodward High School
  • Benjamin Hagwood, NSDA Vancouver
  • Lena Grossman – Michigan State University
  • Bruce Najor - Michigan State University
  • Will Repko – Michigan State University

2020 SDI Four Week Staff

  • Abby Schirmer – Marist School
  • Erik Mathis – Atlanta Urban Debate League
  • Ezra Serrins – Michigan State University
  • Marge Strong – Michigan State University
  • Will Repko – Michigan State University

2020 SDI Two Week Staff

  • Bruce Najor - Michigan State University
  • Brad Meloche - Wayne State University
  • Piper Meloche - Michigan State University

2020 Additional Debate Contributors

  • Howard Akumiah, Betty Labs
  • Dan Bannister, University of Kentucky, NDT champion
  • Yao Yao Chen, Liberal Arts and Science Academy
  • Natalie Knez, Boys' Latin of Philadelphia, NDT top speaker and two-time finalist
  • Ed Lee, Emory University
  • Tim Mahoney, St. Marks School of Texas
  • Leah Schultz, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, NDT semi-finalist
  • Michael Wimsatt, Cal Berkeley, NDT semi-finalist
  • Ryan Galloway, Samford University
  • Anthony Trufanov, University of Kentucky, NDT champion

2020 Featured Guests

  • Alex Vitale, Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College
  • Micol Seigel, Professor of American Studies, Indiana University
  • Tahir Duckett, Associate, Relman Colfax LLP
  • Brandon Hasbrouck, Assistant Professor, Washington and Lee College of Law
  • Elizabeth Webster, MSU Libraries
  • Andrew Abad, MSU Honors College Admissions