Tim McGee, Ph.D.

Tim McGee, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

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Tim McGee, Ph.D., has been an associate professor of English, served as director of graduate programs in a school of design and media, and been associate director for faculty development. His scholarly interests include computer-based rhetorical pedagogy, argument from the locus of quantity, and the intersections of Artificial Intelligence and language arts curricula, especially grammar checkers and the machine scoring of student essays. He has published articles in Text Technology, Kairos, JTW: The Journal of Teaching Writing, Computers and Composition, and in edited collections on digital technologies and composition studies. He participated for three years in a National Science Foundation project to teach web design and e-commerce to Native Alaskan students. He currently teaches courses in great ideas, the rhetoric of science, education and the arts and visual communication.


  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. in Rhetoric
  • San Francisco State University, Master of Arts in English
  • San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Arts in English