Kurtis is an Associate Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication and Fine Arts at Tusculum University in the mountains of Eastern Tennessee. His research focuses on communication in educational and political contexts. He serves as the Communication Program Director, Faculty Parliamentarian, and as Coach of the Andrew Johnson Debate Team.
In his free time, Kurtis enjoys chess, racquet sports, American & world folk music, and spending time with his family.
PhD in Communication, 2017
MA in Communication, 2009
College of Charleston
BA in Communication, 2005