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Nick Romerhausen

Assistant Professor of Communication, Director of Individual Events for EMU's Forensic Team

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  • PhD - Communication Education, Wayne State University, 2011
  • MA - Communication, Eastern Michigan University, 2008
  • BA - Communication Studies and Spanish, Western Kentucky University, 2006

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • National Forensic Association
  • American Forensic Association
  • Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League
  • National Communication Association
  • Central States Communication Association

Representative Courses Taught

  • CTAC 124 – (Honors) Foundations of Speech Communication
  • CTAC 224 – Advanced Public Speaking
  • CTAC 274- Intercultural Communication
  • CTAC 350 – Persuasion
  • CTAC 357 – Interviewing
  • CTAC 460 – Rhetorical Theory and Criticism


Advising area: Communication


Nick Romerhausen will begin his second year as Assistant Professor and the Director of Individual Events for EMU’s nationally renowned forensic team. He will continue to teach a variety of courses in public advocacy and research methods in the coming years. Nick recently co-authored a book chapter (with Sandra Pensoneau-Conway) entitled “The Communication Center: A Critical Site for Student Empowerment” in Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education: Advantages, Challenges, and New Directions. He recently presented his work on the pedagogical function of memory at the 2011 National Communication Association national convention. His research interests include: Critical communication pedagogy practices, international student experiences, forensics pedagogy, Latino/a studies, automethodologies, citizenship studies, and visual rhetoric. 

The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344