Thomas Darwin, Ph. D., is the former Director of Professional Development and Community Engagement in the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, currently on the faculty of the School of Social Work.
With more than ten years teaching and consulting experience, he currently teaches Entrepreneurship, Design, Consulting, Writing and Communication, and Ethics. In addition, Thomas facilitates workshops on effective collaboration, ethics and leadership, and community engagement.
A published scholar in rhetoric, communication, and health and healing, he is currently researching ways to use design methods to address community issues and ways to create and sustain collaborations between Universities and their local communities.