Michael Austin

Michael Austin (Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara) is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Newman University, in Wichita, Kansas. Before moving to Newman, he was Dean of Graduate Studies at Shepherd University, in West Virginia, where he taught composition, world literature, and British literature. In addition to Reading the World, he is the author of A Voice in the Wilderness: Conversations with Terry Tempest Williams, a collection of interviews.

Books by Michael Austin

  1. Book CoverInstructor's Edition: for Reading the World: Ideas That Matter, Second Edition


    The Instructor’s Edition includes brief summaries of the texts, suggestions for class discussion, answers to the study questions, 2 sample syllabi, and suggestions for 20 thematic units.More

  2. Book CoverReading the World: Ideas That Matter

    Second Edition

    The only great ideas reader to offer a global perspective.More