Chris Kozak -- Rutgers-Newark

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Judging philosophy:

My judging philosophy/preference is simple. Make arguments. That
includes a claim, a warrant and why in a world of competing claims
does your claim matter. I don't have a judging "paradigm" and to say
that I am a tablarasa is as naive as it is stupid. I am going to
split the difference and just explain to you what kinds of arguments I
am familiar with.

I debated the K for most of college. I value K's that are nuanced,
well explained, and clearly applied to a specific context. I like
original thinking in debate and will try my best to adapt to any
performance style that you wish present in the round. Just be aware to
all teams when debating framework on these issues that I do not
consider appeals to "objective rules" persuasive in the context of
determining debate norms. Debate is a rare activity in which students
are allowed to define the conditions of their own education. I take
this aspect of debate very seriously. This does not mean I am hostel
to "policy debate good" arguments, it just means that I am holding
both teams to a high stander of explanation when evaluating framework
arguments.

I was mostly a straight up debater in high school so I am also
familiar with the other side of the fence. I love a good straight up
policy round. I am a current events junkie and find that form of
debate extremely valuable. I would just say that the only thing you
need to worry about in front of me in a straight up round is that I
have a hard time flowing quick blipy analysis (who doesn't?). Again,
not really my style of debate, but honestly if you just make sure you
pause for a breath or something between arguments I will get
everything you need me to get on my flow.

It may sound like I have a lot of "biases" but I do honestly try to
evaluate arguments exactly as debaters tell me to. These preferences
mostly come into play only when debaters are not doing their jobs.
Avoid having to adapt to me at all and just tell me what you would
like my preferences to be and we will be straight.

I welcome you to ask any specific questions you may have about my
philosophy before the debate considering I don't have much of an idea
about what to put in these things."

Seasonal voting record:

TourneyDivRdAFF    NEG    Decision
BingHmptJV1CrnlFurman27.7Yoon28NSFowle27.4Lowenthal27AFF
BingHmptOpen2JamesMBosley28.2Meissner27.7CrnlCue28Wright29NEG
BingHmptNov3CrnlDong28.2Matos27.8BingArmienti27.3Evans27.5AFF
BingHmptOpen4CUNY Cheung28Forbes27.8LibertAyodeji27.7Holguin27.3AFF
BingHmptJV5CUNY Glysantseva26.2Torre26.8CrnlChen27.5Huang28.5NEG
BingHmptNov6BingAndreu27.2McQuade10CrnlAhn27.8Strombek27.5NEG
BingHmptNovQurtArmyChamberlin0Davis0LibertHolland0Vander Pluym0AFF 3-0 (AFF)
BingHmptOpenSemiRochstrKasschau0Schwartz0CUNY Cheung0Forbes0NEG 2-1 (NEG)
BingHmptOpenFinalCUNY Cheung0Forbes0CrnlCue0Wright0NEG 3-0 (NEG)
RochesterJV1ClarionKristufek28Werner27.2LibertApthorp27.8Edwards27.6AFF
RochesterOpen2ClarionCiak28Flick27.5ArmyCornelius 28.2Davila28.8NEG
RochesterNov3LibertMurray27.5Walker27.2BardDaniszewski27Taylor-Milner27.3AFF
RochesterNov4ArmySpikol27.2Warren27.3LibertHolland27Simmons27.4AFF
RochesterJV5LibertScott28.2Trujillo28.4VermontCooper27.2McConnell27AFF
RochesterNovOctoLibert/RochstrAharrah0Monday0BingAiken0Lutz0AFF 3-0 (AFF)
RochesterNovQurtArmyBurroughs0Hauptman0Libert/RochstrAharrah0Monday0AFF 2-1 (AFF)
RochesterJVSemiBingChoudhury0Reddick0LibertAyodeji0Holguin0NEG 3-0 (NEG)
WestPtNov2LibertBridwell27.4Laremore28.2WestVaJones27.2Wood27.5AFF
WestPtOpen5TowsonBey28.3Habineza28.7BardJeworski27.7Seyer28.1AFF
WestPtJV6WCSUHamoy27.2Mullally27.9CrnlChen28.1Victor27.2NEG
WestPtOpenOctoTowsonRuffin0Whitley0RochstrKasschau0Schwartz0NEG 3-0 (NEG)
WestPtOpenQurtJamesMBrass0Waugh0LibertLandrum0Siegrist0NEG 2-1 (NEG)
JMUNov1JamesMDale Wilson27.5Gani28LibertGardner28.6Streeter28.5NEG
JMUNov2LibertShowalter26Soward26.4JamesMRoberts27.2Ruraraju28.3NEG
JMUOpen3LibertAyodeji28.3Holguin27.8BosColBenedict28.5Maerowitz27.9NEG
JMUOpen6CUNY Cheung28.5Forbes28.4BingChoudhury27.8Reddick29AFF
JMUOpenOctoJamesMEszenyi0Krishnamoorthy0LibertBobbitt0Hedrick0AFF 3-0 (AFF)
JMUOpenQurtBosColBenedict0Maerowitz0LibertTroxclair0Warren0NEG 2-1 (AFF)
GMUOpen2UMWChen27.5Greene27.2LibertFebrizio28.2Lotspeich27.9NEG
GMUOpen4RichmondDiamond27.4Irons27.8LibertScott27.9Trujillo28NEG
GMUOpen6RichmondBorwick27.8Henschen27.3GeoWasBertram27.9Sommers28NEG
GMUOpenQurtGeoWasAndrews0Tan0LibertApthorp0Edwards0NEG 2-1 (AFF)
GMUOpenSemiGeoWasBertram0Sommers0UMWSmith0Young0AFF 3-0 (AFF)
MonmouthJV1CUNY Cedeno27McIntyre27.2LibertFebrizio27.8Lotspeich27.7NEG
MonmouthOpen3BosColCarlman27.5McCormick28.5CUNY Cheung28.3Forbes28NEG
MonmouthNov4BosColAllen27.5Brooks27.8BingEvans28Frumkin27.9NEG
MonmouthOpen5CrnlCue28.5Wright29BosColBenedict28.8Maerowitz28.2AFF
MonmouthJV6CUNY Glysantseva26.8Sen26.9RochstrDavidge27.4Taylor27.7NEG
MonmouthOpenOctoJamesMBrass0Waugh0RochstrAkolkar0Weddington0AFF 2-1 (NEG)
MonmouthOpenQurtJamesMBrass0Waugh0CUNY Cheung0Forbes0NEG 2-1 (AFF)
RutgersNovOctoBingGeorge0Pinchuk0ArmyFarrow0McGovern0NEG 2-1 (NEG)
CornellOpen1RochstrLim27.3Rose27NSFowle27.5Opperman27.7NEG
CornellJV2ArmyAllen27.5Hart27Fordha/NYUCaldwell27.2Hassan27.8NEG
CornellJV3RochstrDavidge28Kipsat27CUNY Torre26.8singh26NEG
CornellJV4ArmyHodgkins28.5Hurd27.9BosColHolland28Tingle27.8NEG
CornellNov5BosColBennett27.8Ferguson28NavyChapman27Zettler27.1AFF
CornellOpen6CUNY Baroudi27.5Jackson28BardJaffe-Goldstein28.5Jeworski27.6NEG
CornellOpenQurtBardJaffe-Goldstein0Jeworski0RochstrDiamond0Kasschau0NEG 3-0 (NEG)
D7QualJV1GeoMasMiyares27.5Woodward27LibertEdwards28Gardner27.7NEG
D7QualJV2GeoMasAhmad27.3Kostiuk27.4LibertBridwell27.6Laremore27.5NEG
D7QualJV4LibertApthorp28Edwards27JamesMRuraraju26.7Schrer26.6AFF
D7QualJV5GeoMasBradley27.9Stone27.5JCUMassarelli28.8Stolfer28NEG
D7QualOpen7GTownColes28Vale28.1JamesMEszenyi27.9Miller27.8AFF
WVUNovNatNov1CrnlDong27.3Rasch27.4BingChoudhury28Dogaroiu27.5NEG
WVUNovNatJV2CUNY Cheung28Torre27.8CrnlChen27.7Gunn27.6AFF
WVUNovNatJV3CrnlHuang27.7Powers27.6NSFowle28.2Opperman27.5NEG
WVUNovNatJV4LibertHolguin27.5Warren28.7JamesMBailey27.4McGrath28AFF
WVUNovNatJV5GeoMasKwon28.4Lastovica29BingReddick28.3Zglobicki27.9AFF
WVUNovNatJV6BingFriedman28.3North28JCUMassarelli27.9Stolfer27.8AFF
WVUNovNatNov7BingEvans28.3Frumkin27.7JamesMGlomb27.5Ruraraju28AFF
WVUNovNatNovOctoBingChoudhury0Dogaroiu0BardDaniszewski0Taylor-Milner0AFF 2-1 (NEG)
WVUNovNatJVQurtBingReddick0Zglobicki0KStateDavid0McMillin-Beckman0AFF 3-0 (AFF)
WVUNovNatJVSemiGeoMasKwon0Lastovica0BingReddick0Zglobicki0AFF 3-0 (AFF)

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