Collin Garbarino, PhD

Collin Garbarino


Office Address: UAC 135
Phone: (281) 649-3679
Assistant Professor of History


  • PhD in History, Louisiana State University
  • MA in History, Louisiana State University
  • MDiv in Biblical and Theological Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA in History, Louisiana Tech University

Courses Taught

  • Western Civilization I
  • Western Civilization II
  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • Late Antiquity

Teaching Focus

Collin Garbarino teaches western-civilization surveys and upper-level classes on ancient and medieval history.


"Augustine, Donatists, and Martyrdom." In An Age of Saints? Power, Conflict and Dissent in Early Medieval Christianity. Edited by P. Booth, M. J. Dal Santo and P. Sarris. Leiden: Brill, 2011.

Additional Information

Dr. Garbarino’s research focuses on late antiquity and the Christianization of Europe. He is especially interested in the various cults of the saints that existed in the fourth and fifth centuries.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Garbarino serves on the QEP development committee.

He also blogs regularly at First Things magazine's First Thoughts and the School of Humanities' Reflection and Choice.