John Weatherford

Senior Lecturer

Before joining the New Media Institute as a lecturer, John taught in the English Department at UGA. His courses covered topics such as Digital Media Literacy, Documentary Filmmaking, Writing for Nonprofits, and TED Talks. Since joining the New Media Institute, he’s developed courses on native iOS application development using Swift, Apple’s newest programming language, and on new media photography. He also serves on the steering committee for TEDxUGA as Director of Production and Photography. John co-founded and serves as CFO of the Calliope Initiative, a non-profit open-source software project that designs web applications for writing courses.

John has been with the NMI Team since August 2014.

Bragging Rights

2018 Special Collections Library Fellow
2017 Service Learning Fellow
2017Outstanding Teacher of the Year 
2016 Teaching Academy Fellow
2016 + 2017 Online Learning Fellow
2016 CTL Writing Fellowship