Argumentation and Forensics Division

Argumentation and Forensics Division logo

The Argumentation and Forensics Division (A&F) promotes the work of scholars engaged in research, inquiry, activity, and teaching that enhances understanding of argumentation theory, argumentation criticism, and forensic pedagogy. The A&F division encourages scholarly work that addresses topics in argumentation and forensics in a broad range of contexts and a variety of methodologies. The division invites submission of thematic panels, discussion panels, and individual papers for competitive review. Programs featuring innovative formats, as well as papers relating to a given year's convention theme are encouraged.


  • Chair: Nick Sciullo
  • Vice Chair: Ken Newby   
  • Vice Chair-Elect: Stephanie Wideman  
  • Immediate Past Chair: John Koch
  • Secretary: Lakelyn Taylor
Legislative Assembly
  • John Koch
  • Nick Sciullo

AFD Membership 

*Official membership count is taken every January. 

108th Annual Convention -- New Orleans, LA -- Nov. 17 - 20, 2022.

Convention Calls
  • AFD Call -- Deadline: Thu, 3/31 2022 3:00 AM EDT
Award Calls
Business Meeting Minutes
Interest Group Election