Cece McGuire

Adjunct Faculty
BFA, College for Creative Studies


View some of Cece McGuire‘s work

Cece’s research primarily revolves around the intersection of Art, Technology and the Law. As a digital artist Cece is interested in privacy liabilities created by technology used in everyday life. Cece also explores the use of copyright law as an inhibitor to creativity and growth.

Professional Experience

Cece has been teaching at CCS since 2014. Between 2013 and 2018 Cece was the equivalent of Executive Director for the Detroit and Michigan Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG). From 2014 to 2017 Cece worked as a technologist for the Constitutional Litigation Associates, assisting with technology related evidence and preparing digital evidence for trial. Currently they are the Creative Director of Detroit Research, a journal of Art and Philosophy; they are a board member of the Detroit and Michigan National Lawyers Guild, and a board member of the National Lawyers Guild Review, a journal on constitutional law and civil liberties.

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions

Cece has been the lead organizer for many National Lawyers Guild events and has assisted with bringing many notable people to Detroit to speak including Kathleen N. Cleaver, Noam Chomsky & Michael Moore.


Spring 2019, Seeing / Hearing Kevin’s Beasley’s A View of a Landscape, Detroit Research (online only).

Fall 2016, ‘St. Louis County police responding to the Ferguson Uprising’, Detroit Research, Vol. 2.

Winter 2015, ‘In Celebration of Peoples Movements’, Guild Notes Vol. XL, no 4.

Winter 2014, ‘Law Students Call for Justice,’ by Karen Sloan, in National Law Journal.

Winter 2014, ‘Wayne Law Student Faces Danger as Observer,’ by Paula Neuman. Wayne State Law School.

Winter 2014, ‘My Time in Ferguson’, National Lawyers Guild Review, Vol. 71, number 4.

Summer 2014, ‘So Calling a Detroit Politician a Dictator Online Can Get You Sued’ by DJ Panburn, interview. www.motherboard.vice.com.

Spring 2014, ‘Occupy Detroit Experienced’, Detroit Research, Vol. 1.