Justin Eckstein hails from Denver, Colorado. Justin directs the T.O.H Karl Forensic Forum, PLU's legacy Speech and Debate program. Some of the courses he will be teaching include Argumentation & Advocacy, Applied Research, and Introduction to Communication. Justin’s research explores the new democratic challenges and opportunities facing a networked culture. His scholarship draws from Argumentation and Digital Media Studies to invent new tools to study digital networks’ political perils and promises. A new resident to the Pacific Northwest he looks forward to trying all the delicious Pacific Northwest fare.