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Tim Dougherty

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Main Hall Room 532
720 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
Summer Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm
Phone: 610-436-2822

Tim Dougherty

Tim Dougherty

Assistant Professor of English; Director of First-Year Writing
Main Hall 542


  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • B.A. (Creative Writing Focus), The Pennsylvania State University


  • Histories of Rhetoric
  • Cultural Rhetorical Theories
  • Intersectional Feminist Rhetorics
  • Critical Ethnic and Settler Colonial Studies
  • Irish Studies
  • Labor Issues in Writing Program Administration

Selected Publications

“Knowing (Y)Our Story: Practicing Decolonial Rhetorical History.” Enculturation. (Special Issue on Cultural Rhetorics.) 21 (Spring 2016).

“Lost in TransNation: The Limits to Constitutive Nationalism in the Fenian Brotherhood.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly 45.4 (Fall 2015): 346-368.

"Response to ‘Personalizing Graduate Study.'" What We Wish We'd Known: Negotiating Graduate School. Eds. Ryan Skinnell, Judy Holiday, Christine Vassett, and Thomas Skeen. Fountainhead Press. [forthcoming]

"Progressive Caucus—Combating Institutional Neutrality: An Interview with Louise Dunlap." Co-authored with Justin Lewis. Listening to Our Elders: Writing and Working for Change. Eds. Samantha Blackmon, Christina Kirklighter, and Steve Parks. Utah State Press, 2011.

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