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John Katsulas, Director of Debate

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Director
Fulton Debating Society

Email: john.katsulas@bc.edu
Phone: 617-552-4298

Maloney Hall 534
21 Campanella Way
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

John Katsulas came to the Fulton Debating Society as Debate Coach in 1986 and he become Director of Debate in 1994. Katsulas is the longest serving Director, since the founding of the Society in 1867. The Fulton Debating Society has thrived under the leadership of Mr. Katsulas. The Fultonians have won dozens of tournaments, more than twenty different teams have qualified to attend the National Debate Tournament, and the Society has finished first three times in the final NDT rankings.

A well known debate theorist and respected judge, Mr. Katsulas is active in a variety of professional associations. Past and present service includes President of the American Debate Association; District 8 Representative to the NDT Committee; and Associate Editor of Argumentation and Advocacy.