We are very excited to announce that we have hired Marshall Thompson as our Philosophy Director for this summer’s Premier Debate Institute. Marshall will be an integral part of the team developing and implementing philosophy curriculum. As a reminder our dates and location have been set for several months now and you can apply here. Marshall Thompson debated for four years at Walt Whitman High School. He qualified twice to the Tournament of Champions, and won major national tournaments, including, the Greenhill and Bronx invitationals and the Montgomery Bell Academy Round Robin. He specialized his senior year in philosophically oriented case positions, in particular nuanced application of Kantian and Social Contract theories. Since graduating in 2011, he has coached debate while studying philosophy as an undergraduate at Wheaton College, where he is president of the Philosophy Club.