George Lucas Educational Foundation

Andrew McNally

Critical Writing Program, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew McNally received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, and has taught high school and college writing and cultural studies. Currently he teaches in the Critical Writing Program at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • New Teachers

    Student Complaints as Teachable Moments

    Students’ critical comments may throw new teachers off, but they can be useful for sparking engagement and learning.
  • Literacy

    The Value of an Imagined Audience

    Guiding student writers to think about a likely audience for their work helps them strengthen a variety of skills.