Faculty & Staff Profiles

Adrian (Ian) T. Lising, M.Ed. (2000)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Department of Speech Communication
Assistant Professor of Speech Communication
Chair, Speech Communication Department; Director of Forensics

M.Ed., Unversity of La Verne
B.A., Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines
Professor Lising was the co-Founder, Chair and Coach of the Ateneo Debate Society (Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines) from 1991-1998. He coached the 1st Asian Debate Champion team at the inaugural event in 1995. In 1999, he served as the Championship Director of the Worlds Universities Debating Championships (WUDC). Later that year, he coached the University of La Verne to the Grand Final of the Oxford Union International Intervarsity Debating Championship. He is a four-time Grand Finals Adjudicator at the World University Debating Championships. He has also coached both the Ateneo and La Verne at the WUDC. His teams have become World Octofinalists, Quarterfinalists, Semifinalists, and Grand Finalists. In 2003, the University of La Verne was the only American university to advance past the preliminary rounds. He continues to serve as the Chair of the World Debating Council, where he was first elected in 2002.
Contact Information:
Phone: 4296
Campus Location:
Central Campus, La Verne, CA
Founders Hall 109

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University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
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