J. Tirrell

Associate Professor / Rhetoric and Professional Writing


I am an Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of English. My primary research area is the intersection of technology, rhetoric, and writing. Additionally, I am the Managing Editor of The Writing Instructor.

Outside of the academic environment, I have worked in editing and educational testing, and I have experience in many areas of the technology sector, including Linux server administration, CMS deployment, software production, and web design.

My Curriculum Vitae provides a digest of my academic and professional experience. I reside in Wilmington, North Carolina, with my wife and daughter.


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Department of English
Morton Hall rm. 161
UNC Wilmington
601 S College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403-5947

Email: tirrellj@uncw.edu
Skype: jtirrell
Tel: 910-962-2866
Fax: 910-962-7186