Ryan  Galloway
Associate Professor, Director of Debate
Howard College of Arts and Sciences
Communication Studies
Office: Divinity Hall N 315
Email: rwgallow@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2695

Ryan Galloway is the Director of Debate at Samford University. One of the most well respected coaches and judges in the country, Galloway won the 2013 Ziegemueller coach of the year award at the National Debate Tournament. He has also judged the final round of the National Debate Tournament a record eight times and was named the third best judge of the 2000-2010 decade. He has coached several NDT qualifiers, and has coached teams to the deep elimination rounds of every major tournament in the country, including CEDA Nationals and the National Debate Tournament. As a debater, he received two first round bids to the NDT, and won numerous top speaker awards, including at the University of Kentucky and ADA Nationals.

Degrees and Certifications

  • B.A., George Mason University
  • M.A., Baylor University
  • Ph.D., The University of Georgia