Gary Howard

Title: Associate Professor
Education: MA University of Pittsburgh 1977
Office: Redwood Taylorsville Campus AD 141
Phone: (801) 957.4795
Email: Gary.Howard@slcc.edu

Gary Howard is an Associate Professor with baccalaureate and master’s degrees from the Univ. of Pittsburgh who also completed doctoral coursework at Carnegie-Mellon University.  


He has taught for more than forty years at numerous colleges and universities including Pennsylvania State University, Carnegie-Mellon Univ., The University of Pittsburgh, and The University of California at San Diego, as well as at numerous community colleges and women’s colleges in Pennsylvania, California, and Utah.  His specialty is rhetoric, composition, and American and British literature, but he has also taught comparative literature, philosophy, humanities, as well as many varied courses from a variety of disciplines including “Fleeing the Myth of the Monolith: Science, Literature, and the Convergence of Imagination.”   


He is a published essayist and poet, a Phi Beta Kappa (highest honors) graduate, a lover of science, chess, theatre, cinema, music, and the arts, and he values championing the undervalued voices in our society.   One of his favorite thinkers is Albert Camus who wrote:   “I should prefer to be able to love my country…..and still love justice.”


He has taught at SLCC for more than twenty years, an ongoing adventure he calls “an open invitation for rejuvenating, reaffirming, and reconnecting to one’s roots as an educator.”