Advising area: Communication
Nick Romerhausen is in his fourth year as Assistant Professor in the Communication, Media, & Theatre Arts and as the Director of Individual Events for EMU’s nationally renowned forensic team. After earning his M.A. from EMU in 2008, Nick attended Wayne State University and graduated with a Ph.D. in Communication in 2011.
Nick teaches courses in public communication and research methods at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition to teaching in the traditional classroom, Nick has taught several sections of online courses and in experiential formats for the EMU’s Extended Programs. Most recently, he has published an article in the Journal of International Students and a co-authored book chapter in Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education: Advantages, Challenges, and New Directions . Nick received a 2014 Equality Knowledge Project Award from EMU’s Equality Research Center. Since 2011, Nick has presented at three National Communication Association conventions in the National Forensics Association Division and LGBTQ Caucus.
His research interests include: Critical communication pedagogy practices, international student experiences, forensics pedagogy, automethodologies, LGBTQ studies, and legal discourse.
In addition to teaching and research, Nick served as the National Forensic Association’s Tournament host for over 1,000 guests from more than 80 colleges and universities. Nick was elected to serve on the National Forensic Association’s Executive Council from 2013-2014 and currently is a representative on the NFA’s Impromptu Speaking Committee. Nick was also elected to serve as a program planner for National Communication Association’s 2015 convention.