McGaskey has spent the past four years working in teaching and learning centers at UT and the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a master’s degree in economics and a Ph.D. in higher education administration, both from UT.
His primary interest as a faculty developer is centered on graduate students as teachers and emerging scholars. McGaskey’s research interests include the academic, personal, and professional experiences of graduate students with a particular focus on international students and students of color. He has been directly involved in writing and securing national research grants.
McGaskey is a Southern Regional Education Board Scholar and is a member of the American Educational Research Association, the Association for the Study of Higher Education, and the Association of Institutional Research.