Tim McCall hails from Indianapolis, Indiana. He also completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Indiana.  While completing his bachelor's degree in psychology at Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!) he became increasingly interested in social psychology and social cognition, which he studied at Purdue University (Go Boilermakers!) for his master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees. At Purdue, Tim studied group stereotyping and political perception and developed a passion for data analysis and research methodology; utilizing best practices allows one to use data to drive change in any field.

Tim is passionate about education and social policy advocacy. He has taught at both Purdue University as well as The George Washington University. He also served for three years on the board of directors of the Indiana Family Health Council in Indianapolis, Indiana, a funds provider of family planning agencies around that state. He is currently open to volunteer and board opportunities.

Tim currently lives in the Washington, DC area where he holds dual positions in health workforce research as well as education administration. Other interests and hobbies include running the website S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald Online, visiting museums, and exploring Washington, DC with his husband, Miguel.