Part Time Faculty
Phone: (206) 592-3090
Dr. Aaron Ottinger (he/him) focuses on the intersection between digital technology, social justice, and the environment. He also researches and writes on the historical intersection between literature and mathematics of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Last, he has written several articles and blog posts on various aspects of teaching/pedagogy. His most recent essay, “Mapping the Global Ecodigital Divide: A Collaborative Exercise for Online Classrooms” appears in Interdisciplinary Digital Engagement in the Arts & Humanities (summer 2021). Other recent publications have appeared in The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and Mathematics (2020), Romantic Circles Pedagogies (2020), and Romanticism and Speculative Realism (Bloomsbury 2019). He is currently at work on a manuscript entitled, “Astral Romanticism: Poetics & Mathematics, Realism & and the Human.” He earned his PhD in English literature at the University of Washington (2016).
Outside of research and teaching, Aaron also volunteers as an education consultant for EchoX’s DIGITIZE, a digital literacy program for marginalized youth in the PNW. He is an ardent traveler and has been a guest in many parts of the world, including Cambodia, Greece, and Cuba, among others. Last, Aaron’s favorite pastimes are practicing the piano and cooking a big meal for friends and family.