English Program Adjunct Professor Dr. Gregory McCann Appears on the Discovery Channel


Dr. Gregory McCann

Medaille College Department of Interdisciplinary Studies adjunct faculty member Dr. Gregory McCann, Ph.D., will be featured on the Discovery Channel’s Expedition Unknown on February 19. Expedition Unknown follows Josh Gates, the show’s host, on different journeys all over the world to find the truth behind legends and myths. The episode that will feature Dr. McCann is about the “Tek Tek” or Tropical Yeti of Cambodia.

Visit the show’s website for more information on the episodes.

Dr. McCann teaches ENG110: College Writing I, a freshmen writing class at Medaille. He holds a B.A. in English literature from CUNY Brooklyn and an M.A. in English rhetoric from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. He then went on to receive his Ph.D. in eco-criticism from Tamkang University in Taipei, Taiwan. Along with teaching English in Buffalo, Dr. McCann has also taught in Taiwan. Since receiving his doctorate, he co-founded Habitat ID, which plans wildlife conservation programs in Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia. He lived in Taiwan for over ten years, and has published many articles on conservation and the environment, focused especially on South East Asia and Cambodia.

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