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Hinck, Edward

Professor, Department Chairperson



Ed grew up in Fresno, California and enjoyed debating as an undergraduate. He served as the Director of the CMU Forensics program for 25 years.  ​


Recent Scholarships

Hinck, E. A. (2016). Challenges to recovering arguments once challenged in the  public sphere. In Randy Lake (Ed.), Recovering argument (forthcoming), Taylor  & Francis. Hinck, E. A., Hinck, S. S., Dailey, W. O., Hinck, R. S., & Ghanem, S. I. (2015).

Cultural differences in political debate: Comparing face threats in U.S., Great  Britain, and Egyptian Campaign Debates. In Scrutinizing argumentation in  practice, (Frans H. Van Eemeren & Bart Garssen, Eds.). Amsterdam, The  Netherlands: John Benjamins.​

More about Edward Hinck

Ph.D: 1988, University of Kansas
MA: 1982, Wichita State
BS: 1978, University of Utah

• Political Debate
• Argumentation
• Rhetoric

Courses Taught

• Intro to Debate
• Rhetorical Criticism