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Phone outage

Campus is open today, Aug. 12, however, the main switchboard remains out of service. 

To reach Augustana, call 309-794-7711. 


Lucy Burgchardt

Lucy Burgchardt

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Dr. Lucy Burgchardt’s current research concerns the political lives of ancient places, and the communication techniques that collectives use to promote the preservation of antiquities. Aside from reading and research, Lucy enjoys travel, foodie culture and spending time with her Corgi, Tombo.


  • B.A., Ripon College
  • M.S., University of Cambridge
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill