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Harry Newburn

Harry Newburn

Harry Newburn

Senior Lecturer

1203B McClung Tower


Dr. Harry Newburn is originally from West Terre Haute, Indiana and has lived in Knoxville since 2005. He previously worked for five years as a Lecturer at Auburn University before moving here to Knoxville to work at UT, where he is now a Senior Lecturer. Outside of the classroom, his interests include mountain biking, watching English Premier League soccer, and hanging out with his awesome dog, Gareth.


  • B.S. in Marketing from Indiana State University
  • Master’s in English from Indiana State University
  • PhD in 20th Century American Literature from Southern Illinois University

Regularly Taught Courses

  • English 101: English Composition I
  • English 102: English Composition II
  • English 232: American Literature II- Civil War to Present
  • English 253: Introduction to Fiction
  • English 255: Public Writing