Alfred Charles Snider

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Professor
Location Burlington, Vermont, United States
Introduction I am the Director of the World Debate Institute and the Edwin Lawrence Professor of Forensics, University of Vermont. I teach argumentation, persuasion, debate and related courses. I have: 40+ years experience, taught in 44 countries, trained from 51 countries, managed international conferences, hosted many debate tournaments, published or edited over 50 books, received many national and international awards for debate coaching and training, hosted 480+ television programs, done radio for 17 years, managed many busy websites (, and used virtual reality for debate. At Brown University I was third at the USA National Debate Tournament and second at the USA National Tournament of Champions in 1972.
Interests Debating, Critical role of public discourse, Reggae music, Industrial music, Doctor Who and other science fiction.
Favorite Movies Dreams, Starship Troopers, Amarcord, Cinema Paradiso, Aguirre Wrath of God, The Harder They Come, Amalie
Favorite Music Reggae, Industrial, Ambient Beats & Grooves, Media Ecology, etc.