Bruschke, Jon

Bruschke, Jon

Department:  Human Communication Studies

Phone: (657)278- 3269


Office: CP420-7

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Degree Area:  Communicaiton

Degree Univ:  University of Utah

Teaching Area:  Argumentation, research methods, writing, intercultural communication, sexual communication

Research Area:  Pretrial publicity

Dr. Bruschke has over 70 publications and convention papers and was named a CIOS “Leading Scholar” in Debate and in the study of Communication in the Law in 2010.  He has over $700,000 in lifetime external funding.  His research has been cited in front-page stories in the Los Angeles TimesNew York Times, and USA Today.  He served as state expert in the State v. Holmes case (Aurora, Colorado theater shooting case) and he appeared in the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary “Resolved.”  He has received the Distinguished Service Award (American Forensics Association, 2013), the Lucy Keele Service award (Presented at the National Debate Tournament, 2009) the West coach debate coach of the Year (Ray Buchanan award, presented by Pepperdine University, 2007), and the National Debate Coach of the Year (Glen Pelham award, presented by Wake Forest University, 2004).  He has served on numerous committees, including the statewide Academic Senate and campus Senate Executive committee.


Hobbies include rock music and baseball; performing the former and watching the latter.  But his full-time job is child-raising.