Dr. Timothy Shea

Dr. Timothy Shea

Dr. Timothy Shea

Associate Professor of English


Timothy.Shea@millersville.edu
Office: Dauphin House 200
Phone: (717) 871-7012
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information

Degrees

  • B.S. Lancaster Bible College
  • M.Ed. Millersville University
  • Ph.D. University of Virginia

Specializations

  • English Education
  • Writing pedagogy
  • Film Studies
    • Adaptation Studies
    • Documentary Storytelling
  • Meida literacy
  • Adolescent Literacy

Interests

  • Global Cinema, Global Education, Study Abroad programs, Media Literacy, Documentaries, Drama-based storytelling, Graphic Novels, Digital Literacy, Critical Pedagogy, Service Learning, Student Mentoring, Graduate education, Curriculum development

University/Program Connections

  • M. Ed. in English Adviser
  • Professional Development School English Liaison
  • University Supervisor (student teaching)
  • Writing Studies Committee
  • Reformed University Fellowship
  • Intervarsity Fellowship
  • Creative Writers Guild

Community & Club Connections

  • Calvary Church Student & Global Outreach
  • Poetry Aloud!

Passions & Distractions

Janet, my wife; Alastair, my son; Rosalind and Pippa, my daughters; coffee & culture; film & theology; world cuisines, writing, history, pubs, live theater, storytelling and travel.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 110 Freshman Writing (online and face-to-face)
  • ENGL 240 Introduction to Film
  • ENGL 311 Advanced Composition (online)
  • ENGL 371 Film and Media Literacy
  • ENGL 405/605 Shakespeare on Stage and Screen (In Oxford)
  • ENGL 472 Creative Writing
  • ENGL 481 History of Film
  • ENGL 486 Teaching Reading and Literature to Adolescents
  • ENGL 487 Seminar in Teaching Writing
  • ENGL 488 Methods of Teaching English
  • ENGL 586 Literature and Film
  • ENGL 587 The Documentary: Narrative Form and Function
  • ENGL 667 Comics, Graphic Novels and Film
  • ENGL 670 Teaching Film and Media
  • ENGL 672 Rhetoric and Composition
  • ENGL 677 The Teacher as Writer
  • ENGL 678 Writing Pedagogy