Brian Manuel

Brian Manuel

Dean of Students; Assistant Professor of Media and Communication; Coach of LC Wildcat Debate


About Brian Manuel

Brian Manuel is an assistant professor of media and communication studies.  A native of Oakdale, Louisiana, he earned his Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in media communication and a minor in journalism from Louisiana College (1998).  He continued his education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas where he earned a Master of Arts in Communication (2001).  His area of expertise lies in public speaking and persuasion.  Manuel travels several weekends a semester with the LC Wildcat Debate team to compete in tournaments across the United States.


1st place professional speaker, Alvin Community College Inaugural Debate tournament, 2016

Finalist, professional division, University of Arkansas, Monticello, Weevil Wars Debate tournament, 2017

Academic Programs

  • BA Communication Studies
  • Communication Studies Minor

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.”