Austin T. Walden

Austin T. Walden, MPAL is an Adjunct Instructor in Political Science and a Unit Coordinator in Academic Support and Facilities Resources at Texas Tech University. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor at South Plains College. Currently, Austin is teaching classes on Political Theory & Philosophy, as well as State and Local politics.

Austin's educational background culminates with a Master's degree in Public Administration and Leadership, and a Bachelors degree in History from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Austin also is an avid aviator with his instrument rating. He takes every chance he gets to fly in a 1962 Mooney. He currently serves as the Faculty Advisor to the Raider Pilots Association, a Texas Tech student organization dedicated to improving students lives through aviation.