About Dr. McGee

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Oliver McGee, Ph.D., M.B.A., CFRM, AFWCI is former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of transportation for technology policy (1999-2001) in the Clinton Administration, and former senior policy adviser in the Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (1997-1999). Recently, McGee served as the 2012-13 American Council on Education Fellow to UCLA Chancellor Gene Block.

McGee is Professor and former Chair (2016-17) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He is former United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and former Howard University’s chief research officer as Vice President for Research and Compliance.

He is an aerospace, mechanical, and civil engineer, and author of 7 books on Amazon. He holds a Bachelors of Science in civil engineering from Ohio State University (1981), a Masters of Science in civil engineering (1983) and Ph.D. in engineering mechanics (with a minor in aerospace engineering) from The University of Arizona (1988), a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from The University of ChicagoBooth School of Business (2004), and a Certificate of Professional Development (C.P.D., 2001) from The Wharton School.

He is a NASDAQ Certified Director in Directorship and Corporate Governance from the 26th Director Education and Certification Program of the UCLA John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management. He also holds a Certificate of Fund Raising Management (C.F.R.M, 2013) from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (previously formally known for decades as The Fund Raising School). He is a Member of Council and Associate Fellow of the World Certification Institute (AFWCI, 2014-16), a global organization with its professional activities coordinated through Authorized Centers in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa.

Oliver McGee, Ph.D., M.B.A., CFRM, AFWCI

Dr. Oliver McGee on Fox & Friends, September 19, 2012

Dr. Oliver McGee is a much sought-after television news pundit and commentator on Social, Technological, Educational, Economic and Political (STEEP) issues.

McGee is on-air guest expert for:

  • Sky News World (via Australia) Paul Murray Live
  • Sky News International (via London)
  • Sky News HD Live (via London)
  • Sky News Tonight (via London)
  • Sky News Sunrise (via London)
  • Aljazeera English Live (via Doha, London)
  • Aljazeera English Inside Story (via Doha, London)
  • Fox News Channel Your World with Neil Cavuto
  • Fox News Channel The Ingraham Angle with Laura Ingraham
  • Fox News Channel Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner
  • Fox News Channel Real Story with Gretchen Carleson
  • Fox News Channel Happening Now
  • Fox News Channel Hannity
  • Fox News Channel Justice with Judge Jeanine
  • America’s News HQ on Fox
  • Fox & Friends
  • Fox & Friends First
  • Fox Business Network Varney & Co.
  • Fox Business Network Money with Melissa Francis
  • Fox Business Network After The Bell with Charles Payne
  • Fox Business Network FBN:AM
  • NBC News Service
  • MSNBC Weekends with Alec Witt
  • MSNBC One-On-One
  • BBC News (via London)
  • BBC World (via London)
  • CNN HLN (Headline News)
  • CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin
  • CNN New Day
  • CNN Early Start
  • CNBC Closing Bell, Nasdaq.com
  • CTV News (Canada’s 24-hour News Service)
  • China Global Television Network
  • Russian Television (RT) America
  • C-SPAN
  • Newsmax Media
  • Yahoo! Screen WOCHiT
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Fox News Radio Network
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      WSJK Champaign, IL, 8:08AM ET

      KOGO San Diego, CA, 8:39AM ET

      WWNC Ashville, NC, 8:52AM ET

      WKBN Youngstown, OH, 9:06AM ET

      WILS Lansing, MI, 9:30AM ET

      WHO Des Moines, IA, 10:07AM ET

  • Leading Britain’s Conversations (LBC, originally the London Broadcasting Company) is England’s national talk and phone-in radio based in London).
  • Alabama’s WYDE “AM with Michael Hart
  • The Michael Medved Show (Radio)
  • The Mancow Show (Radio)
  • Red Eye Radio
  • Hannity on Cumulus Radio

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McGee’s commentaries appear in-print for:

  • Reuters U.S.-World
  • Associated Press
  • Bloomberg
  • Mashable
  • New York Post
  • New York Daily News
  • The Daily Caller
  • Fast Company
  • Business Insider
  • CNBC
  • Fox News
  • Fox Business
  • CNN
  • Yahoo! News
  • Yahoo! Finance
  • Yahoo! U.S.-World
  • ABC News
  • CBS News
  • NBC News
  • The Daily Telegraph (UK)
  • The Independent (UK)
  • The Herald (UK)
  • LeMonde (France)
  • Contacto Latino (South America)
  • Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
  • The Canteberra Times (Australia)
  • Qatar Living
  • Brisbane Times (Australia)
  • The Straits Times-Asia Report
  • China Times
  • Japan Times
  • Canada MSN Money
  • Omaha World-Herald
  • Economic Times-India Times
  • Dallas Morning News
  • Washington Post
  • Huffington Post
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Los Angeles Times
  • USNews & World Report
  • Raycom News Network
  • Christian Science Monitor

McGee is a contributor to Cumulus’ Red-Eye Radio and CBS Radio Los Angeles, and CBS Radio Philadelphia.

McGee is an American social, technological, education, economic, and political (STEEP) analyst, bi-partisan strategist, and black moderate-conservative for the empowerment activist. He has provided public advocacy on capital, technology and U.S. competitiveness strategies for 4 political campaigns, Hillary for President 2008, McCain-Palin 2008, Romney-Ryan 2012, and Trump-Pence 2016 see Wikipedia.

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Dr. Oliver McGee

Oliver G. McGee III, Ph.D., M.B.A., CFRM, AFWCI - Speaker, Professor, Researcher, Administrator, and Adviser to Governments, Corporations, and Philanthropy.

Dr. McGee brings a wide background of experience in providing the utmost in service for his clients and a quality education to his students. Dr. McGee served as Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science at Ohio State University (2001-2005), the first African-American to hold that administrative position and a professorship at the school.

At Howard University, Dr. McGee functioned as Vice President for Research and Compliance (2007-2008), and has maintained his role as Professor of Mechanical Engineering since 2007.

McGee is former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of transportation for technology policy (1999-2001) in the Clinton Administration, and former senior policy adviser in the Clinton White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (1997-1999).

He has also served as Special Assistant to President Wayne G. Clough at the Georgia Institute of Technology (1997-2001) and Visiting Associate Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Gas Turbine Laboratory (1993), and was one of four inaugural appointments to the Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Professorship at MIT (1995-1997).

Oliver McGee studied at Ohio State University, graduating with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering. He earned a Master's in Civil Engineering from the University of Arizona, where he later returned to earn a Ph.D., 1988 in Engineering Mechanics with a minor in Aerospace Engineering.

Dr. McGee continued his education by graduating from Wharton's Advanced Management Program (AMP36), as well as, earning the Certificate of Professional Development (C.P.D., 2001) in business administration and finance at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In 2004, Dr. McGee received an Masters in Business Administration and Finance (M.B.A., 2004) from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

He also earned the Certificate of Fund Raising Management (CFRM, 2013) from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. McGee is also an Associate Fellow of the World Certification Institute (AFWCI, 2013).

In addition to his academic work, Dr. McGee leads Partnership Possibilities for America, a consulting firm in Washington, D.C. The group has worked with high-profile clients in both the private and public sectors, including several in the Fortune 500. Through his company, Dr. McGee has given many speeches at outreach and engagement events, as well as seminars for such clients as NASA, MIT, University of Cincinnati, and George Washington University. Dedicated to helping his clients' projects succeed, Dr. McGee supplements his speaking engagements with numerous pertinent books and publications he has authored. His services and written works may be requested at OliverMcGee.org.

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