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Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Associate Professor of Political Sociology, University of San Diego

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick (PhD) is an author, educator, and speaker. His work focuses on politics, culture, technology, and social change. He is the author of The Good Drone (MIT Press, 2020) and What Slaveholders Think (Columbia, 2017), shorter pieces in Slate, Al Jazeera, the Guardian, Aeon, and HuffPo, as well as commentary on BBC, NBC, and Fox News. He holds concurrent academic appointments at the University of San Diego and University of Nottingham. Find him on Twitter at @achoifitz.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of San Diego


  • 2013 
    Notre Dame, PhD / Sociology