sean mccarthy

Sean McCarthy

Areas of expertise:

  • Digital Media and humanities
  • English and community engagement

With a foundation in English, Dr. McCarthy specializes in digital media courses. His collaborative work studies intersections between digital rhetorics and civic engagement and how media can be used to respond to complex social problems. Dr. McCarthy’s articles have been published in the Community Literacy Journal, A Journal of Imagining America and Hybrid Pedagogy. He is also an Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow and a part of the JMU Digital Humanities & Scholarship Task Force.

Dr. McCarthy earned his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin, his master at Tulane University and his bachelor's at the National University of Ireland.


Media contact: Mary-Hope Vass,, 540-568-7487.

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