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Dr. Erica Lamm is an assistant professor of communication and the assistant director of forensics at Concordia University Nebraska. Her passion for public speaking began in high school, when she was on the competitive speech team, an activity she is thrilled to work with at Concordia. Originally from a farm in Iowa, Dr. Lamm received her BA in communication from Luther College. At Luther, she took communication classes and thought about pursuing a career in speechwriting. She has been obsessed with Washington, DC since she took a trip there in high school. Her dream was to work as a professional speech writer for a senator.