Cortney Robbins

Cortney Robbins

Associate Professor of English

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2241

Cell Phone: N/A


Office: Academic Center, Room 245

Class Information

Spring 2015-2016

  • ENG 1270 English Composition II
  • HUM 3390 Women in Literature-Honors

Fall 2016-2017

  • ENG 1100 Introduction to College Writing
  • HUM 2990 Special Topics in Humanities
  • IIT 1000 University Experience

Office Hours:

  • M: 10-11:00 a.m., 12-4:30 p.m.
  • T, R: 9-9:30 a.m., 12:15-2:00 p.m.
  • W: 10-11:00 a.m., 12-4:00 p.m.
  • F: 10-11:00 a.m., 12-2:00 p.m.


College of General Studies

Academic Advisor Roles


Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D., Adult, Higher, and COmmunity Education, Ball State University (in progress)
  • M.A., English, Ball State University (2007)
  • B.A., English Literature, Ball State University (2004)

Professional Experience

I taught at Ivy Tech in Muncie and Marion, Indiana, before being hired as a full-time professor at Indiana Tech in 2007.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Papers Presented

  • “The Tech LEADS Initiative:  Learning Communities for Students at Risk”, Fort Wayne Area Dean’s Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, Feb. 2010
  • “Following the ‘Yellow Brick Road’ of Learning with Fantasy Literature”, Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL, Apr. 2010
  • “The Tech LEADS Initiative: Learning Communities for Students at Risk”, Indiana TRiO Spring Conference, Fort Wayne, IN May 2010

Invited Presentation

  • “Digital Storytelling in Developmental English”, Fort Wayne Area Dean’s Conference, Fort Wayne, IN, Feb. 2011
  • “Digital Storytelling, “This I Believe,” and Developmental English”, Hawaii Int’l. Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, Jan. 2012

Additional Information

I am married and have two sons, Holden, and Jack. I enjoy reading, knitting, and eating Indian food.