Art Cullen to Deliver Lecture at Augustana

On September 13th FBSR and Augustana’s Center for Western Studies are bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer Art Cullen (from Storm Lake, Iowa) to Sioux Falls to discuss agricultural pollution and the influence of corporate agriculture on farming practices.

Art Cullen, 59, is co-owner of The Storm Lake Times, a 3,000-circulation twice-weekly newspaper in Storm Lake, Iowa in rural Northwest Iowa. Cullen is a Storm Lake native who earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. He has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Storm Lake, Algona, Ames and Mason City, Iowa. Cullen won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing "fueled by tenacious reporting, impressive expertise and engaging writing that successfully challenged powerful corporate agricultural interests in Iowa." He has been recognized by the Irish Senate for his accomplishments.