Professional Biography

Dr. Jason Tham (PhD, University of Minnesota) is an Assistant Professor of Technical Communication and Rhetoric at Texas Tech University. He co-directs the User Experience (UX) Lab and UX student organization. He teaches courses in UX research, information design, and digital rhetorics. He is a Research Partner of the Digital Life Institute at Ontario Tech University. His current research interests are design thinking approaches in technical communication pedagogy and practice. Dr. Tham’s work has appeared in Technical Communication, Journal of Technical Writing & Communication, Computers and Composition, and IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, among other journals and edited volumes.

Here is a copy of Dr. Tham’s latest CV. While this page is updated regularly, please view the Google Doc version (best on desktop) for most recent updates.

By the Numbers


Peer-reviewed journal articles & book chapters published


Google Scholar citations


Grants awarded

4.68 / 5.00

Average score on instructor evaluation (since TTU, Fall 2019)
5.00=excellent, 4.00=outstanding 

12 (9 active, 3 defended)

PhD student committees served