Outstanding Dissertation or Thesis Award
The AFA Outstanding Dissertation or Thesis Award recognizes the best dissertation or thesis in the theory and practice of argumentation and forensics completed in the previous calendar year. The candidate must be a member of AFA. To nominate a thesis or dissertation, a letter of nomination detailing the significance of the dissertation or thesis (usually from the project advisor), a copy of the table of contents, and a representative chapter of the completed study. Electronic submissions are preferred
Send nominations and submissions for the 2012 awards to:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Crystal Lane Swift, "This House Would Ethically Engage a Critical Examination of Competition and Coach Leadership in NPDA Debate." Advisor: Andrew King
Doyle Srader, "The Nuremberg doctors' trial: Framing collective memory through argument." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Georgia, 2003. Advisor: Ed Panetta.
|2006||No award given|
James P. Dimock, "The Place of Parliamentary Debate in a Pedagogy of Argumentation," MFA Thesis, Department of Speech Communication, Minnesota State University-Mankato