Dr. Timothy Shea

Dr. Timothy Shea

Dr. Timothy Shea

Associate Professor of English

Office: Dauphin House 5
Phone: (717) 872-3227
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information


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


  • English Education
  • Writing pedagogy
  • Composition Studies
  • Nonfiction film and composition
  • Film literacy


Food writing, Documentaries, Critical Pedagogy, Service Learning, Gifted Education, Global Literacy, student mentoring, Study Abroad programs

University/Program Connections

  • University Supervisor (student teaching)
  • Student Relations Committee
  • Composition Committee

Community & Club Connections

  • Lancaster County Council of Churches Food Bank
  • Water Street Rescue Mission

Passions & Distractions

Janet, my wife; Alastair, my son; Rosalind, my daughter; coffee & culture; film and theology; travel, Asian cuisine, writing, Papua New Guinea, American history, Thomas Jefferson, jazz, Sting, pubs, Britain, cooking, Dostoevsky, Shakespearean theater, and Sumatra, Indonesia.

Courses Taught

  • English 110: English Composition
  • English 311: Advanced Composition
  • English 487: Seminar in Teaching Writing
  • English 488: Teahcing English
  • English 668: Writing Theory and Pedagogy
  • EDW 789: Reading and Writing in the Reel World: Using Documentaries to Communicate Across Disciplines
  • EDIS 788: Field Project in Teacher Research