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

Fall 2016

  • ENG 1100 Introduction to College Writing
  • HUM 2990 Special Topics in Humanities: Social Media
  • HUM 2990 Special Topics in Humanities: Harry Potter
  • IIT 1000 University Experience

Spring 2017

  • ENG 1250 English Composition I
  • HUM 3390 Women in Literature

Office Hours:

  • M: 8:30-11, 12-1, 2-4
  • T: 8:30-9:30, 12:15-2
  • W: 10-11:00, 12-1, 2-4:30
  • R: 8:30-9:30, 12:15-2
  • F: 8:30-9, 10-11, 12-1


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

Indiana Institute of Technology                                                                              August 2012—present

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Associate Professor of English


Indiana Institute of Technology                                                                                August 2007—present

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Assistant Professor of English

Selected Publications/Presentations


Robbins, C.R., & Latz, A.O. (2015). Humanities’ place in the community college (Editor’s Choice). Academic Exchange Quarterly, 19(3), 160-165. Retrieved from

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