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Michael Abernethy M.A.

Senior Lecturer of Communication Studies

Knobview Hall 110P
Phone: (812) 941-2096


Michael Abernethy is a Senior Lecturer of Communication who joined the full-time faculty in 2002.  He holds degrees from Baylor University and the University of North Texas.  His interests include Debate and Argumentation, Oral Interpretation, and Political Rhetoric. In his time at IU Southeast, he has taught over 25 different courses.

Academic Background

  • Masters

    • University of North Texas, Denton, United States
    • Masters in Art, Major in Speech Communication
  • Bachelors

    • Baylor University, Waco, United States
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Speech

Professional Interests


Debate, Oral Interpretation, Political Rhetoric