Patrick McKercher

TitleLecturer Writing
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentWriting Program
Web Site Personal Webpage
Office125 College Eight /Rachel Carson College
Office HoursT 2-3 Th 8:30-9:20 & by appt. TTh (Spr 18)
Campus Mail StopRachel Carson College
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Patrick McKercher

Research Interests

James Burke's Knowledge Web (, metaphor, symbolic systems, General Systems Theory, environmental studies, 3D VR immersive systems, network analysis

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Linguistics and Literature

Honors, Awards and Grants

Multiple technology innovation grants

Teaching Interests

Environment, technology, Big History

Courses Taught

College 8 Core
Writing 2: Creating Green (entrepreneurship) and Big History
Technical Writing
Electronic Discourse