Professional Biosketch

Jason Tham is a PhD Candidate in the Writing Studies department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His dissertation examines the intersections of emerging technologies and project-based pedagogy through the lens of design thinking, multimodality, and maker culture. Currently, he teaches academic writing at Metropolitan State University and advanced rhetoric, technical, and professional writing courses at the University of Minnesota. Starting Fall 2018, he will be teaching technical writing at the University of North Texas via the magic of the internet. His work has appeared in Technical Communication, Journal of Technical Writing & Communication, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, and other journals and edited volumes.

Below is a copy of my latest curriculum vitae. While I update this page regularly, I recommend viewing the Google Doc version the CV for the most recent updates. Please email me if you have any questions regarding my CV.


“Jason is clearly one of those students who are in top 5% for students I have worked with and the kind of student and colleague who would contribute to any program. Added to this is his high social and emotional intelligence, which means he is an excellent colleague, even in difficult times.” – Dr. Rex Veeder, Professor of English

“I have had Jason in a number of my classes at the undergraduate and graduate level, and am blown away by his intelligence and work ethic. He scored top marks in all the classes I’ve taken with him and genuinely impressed me with his scholarship and commitment to his fellow students.” – Dr. Matt Barton, Professor of English

“Jason is amazing when it comes to graphic design. He helped to revolutionize the website on interns for the Communication Studies department. He listens beautifully and poetically puts what you want into infographic format.” – Dr. Matt VorellAssociate Professor of Communication Studies

“Jason is a a diligent, well rounded, and knowledgeable student within the Mass Communications department. I have had the pleasure of working with Jason on a few projects, and attended many classes with him. His dedication and enthusiasm is unprecedented.” – Melissa Schroden, M.S., Medical Spanish Interpreter & Health Professional