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Andy Christensen

Andy Christensen

Associate Lecturer & Assistant Director ISU Bengal Debate

Office: Frazier Hall 325

(208) 242-6089


BS, Communication & Public Relations, University of Idaho; MA, Communication, Idaho State University


Rhetoric, Speech, Debate

Courses Taught:

COMM 1101 - Principles of Public Speaking; CMP 2201 - Business and Professional Speaking; CMP 3305 Intercollegiate Debate

Professor Christensen is recovering from over two decades in captivity as senior management for one of the nation's top resorts, after which he sought to pursue his lifelong dream of teaching at the university level [he simply doesn't have the patience, or vocabulary, to work in a pre-collegiate setting]. As a member of the Bengal Faculty, he brings to the classroom a background of leadership, team building, passion, straight talk, and humor. Christensen values the desire to learn as well as to teach, and celebrates the notion that there really must be a better hobby than political criticism.

Awards & Honors

Graduate of Management Tools, Inc. Hospitality Management and Leadership Quality Institute

Former Executive Officer in Idaho for DeMolay International

Member of the Alpha Kappa Epsilon Corporation

Member of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta

Member of Pi Kappa Delta Speech and Debate Association

Honorary member of the F.B.I. National Executive Institute