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Thomas Geary

Thomas M. Geary

Professor of English

Tidewater Community College

Thomas M. Geary

Dr. Thomas “Tom” Geary is a professor of English at the Virginia Beach campus of Tidewater Community College. He regularly teaches composition, rhetoric, technical writing, developmental writing and humanities courses. Dr. Geary serves as the editor of Inquiry, the peer-reviewed journal for faculty, staff and administrators in Virginia’s community colleges. He is an elected representative on the Modern Language Association Delegate Assembly and an executive committee member of the Two-Year College English Association. In 2016, Tom completed his Ph.D. in English at the University of Maryland. His dissertation addressed a gap of pedagogical applications of Gregory Ulmer's electracy theory for first-year writing courses. Dr. Geary has been published in the TYCA-Southeast Journal, Dangling Modifier and Academia Letters, as well the book PARS in Practice: More Resources and Strategies for Online Writing Instructors. He has several book chapters forthcoming on soundwriting and design thinking.

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