Dr. McNamee is an attorney and arrived at Fisk University in January of 2003, initially in a part-time capacity. His areas of instruction are: law, ethics, applied mathematics and statistics, management, and financial investment (U.S. and International). He currently holds appointments to teach in the various business majors. He also taught business, law, and economics at Vanderbilt University from 1997 to 2004.
As a public servant, Dr. McNamee has fifteen years in the military in the enlisted and officer ranks. During his career he has served in state government as a socioeconomic analyst, and as the Legal Services Director and General Counsel for the Tennessee Regulatory Authority. His business legal experience includes practicing as an attorney in banking and investments. He has also appeared as trial counsel before the trial and appellate courts in Ohio, Tennessee, and before the United States Supreme Court. He insures that his license remains current, and that he continues to perform research as well as continuing legal education to benefit his students.
As a volunteer, Dr. McNamee has been with the Boy Scouts of America for most of his adult life, as a unit leader (Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venture Crew) and member of the commissioner service. He is still active although both of his children have earned the highest ranks attainable in their Scouting programs. His daughter has now joined him in the adult Scouting ranks as a leader.
He formerly served with Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity (Omega Lambda Chapter at Fisk University),as the faculty adviser; and is the counselor to the Knights of Columbus at Saint Ann Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee.