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Ryan C. Louis, PhD

Ryan C. Louis, PhD

Director of Forensics
Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Telephone: 785-248-2526

PhD – Communication Studies - University of Kansas
MA - Speech Communication - Hofstra University
BA - Film Production - Webster University

Ryan Louis received his bachelor’s degree in film production from Webster University and a Master of Arts in Speech Communication: Rhetoric and Performance Studies from Hofstra University.  He has completed his doctoral course work in Communication Studies at the University of Kansas.  His academic interests include rhetoric and public memory; specifically, he studies the conflicts/ controversies at the intersections of commemoration, geography and identity.  His past experiences include coordinating post-production and tent-pole events (e.g. Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and the European Music Awards) at MTV Networks International.  In addition to work with VH1, Nickelodeon and MTV News, he participated in post-production for the Academy Award winning documentary, Born into Brothels. 

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