Assistant Professor of Humanities

Austin Harrington, PhD

Assistant Professor of Humanities


Doctorate Rhetoric and Professional Communication Iowa State University
Master of Fine Arts Nonfiction Creative Writing Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bachelor English Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

Phone Number

Office: 641.784.5159

Room Location

Briggs 103

Assistant Professor of Humanities

Dr. Austin Harrington is a scholar and teacher of activist communication and rhetoric, while also teaching courses in speech communication and composition. His teaching interests include activist history, critical rhetoric, and critical theory.

Austin enjoys researching and writing about activist movements because it gives him the opportunity to participate in activism while also continuing his scholarly pursuits.

“We can’t be neutral on a moving train,” – Howard Zinn.