Stanford Invitational Tournament

Tim Lewis

Stanford National Forensic Institute - Tim Lewis (Instructor)

Tim Lewis, Instructor

Tim Lewis is the Head Coach and Director of Debate at Hebron High School in Carrollton, TX. Tim is a scholar-practitioner of cultural studies and critical theory. Tim debated for Damien High School in La Verne, CA where he was in no fewer than five TOC bid rounds. Tim has been an assistant coach at Damien High School where Tim's students recieved a total of 6 TOC bids across the last three years (five in Policy and one in LD). Tim's teams have notably won the University of Washington Championship, been in the finals of Long Beach and The Meadows tournaments, were semi-finalists at Alta, and been recognized by the University of Michigan's National Coaches poll as recieving votes for being a Top 25-Team among other succeses.

Tim has a BA from Occidental College in Critical Theory and Social Justice and an MA from the University of La Verne in Social Justice in Higher Education Administration. Additionally, Tim was the long-term Managing Editor of Critical Theory and Social Justice: Journal of Undergraduate Research, leading it to become the top publication in its field. Tim has written debate blog posts for Exodus File, funcitoned as the Residence Hall Director for the Northwestern Debate Institute, and is an editor at Surreal Poetics. Tim's academic work focuses on Georges Bataille, post-colonial intervention, transgressive poetry, and identity-in-resistance.