The final ratings for the 2016-17 season have been posted.
Congratulations to everybody on a great season! In particular, congrats to Rutgers for their incredible performances at CEDA and the NDT, and also to Harvard for their ridiculous consistency on the way to the Copeland Award. More than that, however, congratulations to every debater that suited up and made it to a tournament. I was fortunate enough to catch a bunch of fantastic debates this year. I have been consistently excited by the quality of important and provocative scholarship that I have had the great fortune to witness being explored by so many of you.
This is the last set of ratings for the season. At some point during the summer, I will try to take stock of the current state of the ratings. Feel free to contact me directly if you have questions, concerns, or suggestions. I try to be as transparent and forthcoming as possible.
As usual, disclaimers:
For a sense of what the ratings number actually means: