Ian Terrell Lowery

Ian Terrell Lowery

Ian Terrell Lowery


Strategic Communication. Argumentation & Debate

Ian Lowery is a full-time faculty member in the Communication Department & Assistant Director of the GMU Debate Team. His responsibilities include teaching communication courses, coaching, and administrating the university's nationally-ranked debate team. His debate obligations often require traveling across the country with students to compete at inter-collegiate tournaments.  If interested in joining or learning more about the GMU Debate Team, please contact Ian via email or visit georgemasondebate.com.

Ian graduated from George Mason University in 2018 with a B.S. in Economics, while also competing on the debate team. In 2022, he received an M.A. in Communication Studies, with a concentration in Strategic Communication from James Madison University. As a graduate student, Ian coached the JMU Debate Team to its highest ever national ranking and was awarded the "Matthew Grindy Award for Excellence in Coaching" by the Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA).

Courses Taught

COMM 101, Fundamentals of Human Communication

COMM 362, Argumentation & Public Policy