Andrea Calise Reed

Andrea Reed is a lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies and the associate director for the Northwestern Debate Society. Prior to arriving at Northwestern University, she was the director of debate at the University of Kentucky and director of the Tournament of Champions, a premier high school policy debate national championship tournament. She has also coached debate at the University of California-Berkeley, and as a graduate assistant coach at Wake Forest University, where she coached the 2008 National Debate Tournament Champion and the 2009 National Debate Tournament second place team. Her research interests include argumentation theory, visual rhetoric, and cultural studies. She studied international relations at Michigan State University and earned a master’s in communication from Wake Forest University.


MA Communication, Wake Forest University
BA International Relations, Michigan State University

Andrea Calise Reed

Lecturer; Associate Director of Debate


Communication Studies


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