Faculty & Staff

Matthew Davis, PhD

Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts


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Areas of Expertise

Literacy studies, technology and composition, composition theory and pedagogy, writing transfer, and collaborative learning and writing


PhD, Florida State University
MA, North Carolina State University
BA, University of Kansas

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Director, Professional & New Media Writing Program
Director, Center for Society & Media


Courses taught at UMass Boston:

Engl 101 – Freshman English I
Engl 203 – Writing: Craft, Context, Design
Engl 306 – Advanced Nonfiction Writing
Engl 312 – Digital Culture and Composition
Engl 379 – Professional and New Media Writing
Engl 448 – Perspectives on Literacy
Engl 464 – Advanced Studies in Language: Rhetoric, New Media, and the US Presidential Election
Engl 475 & 477 – English Internships I & II

Engl 613 – Teaching English with Technology
Engl 667 – Seminar for Tutors
Engl 673 – Digital Writing
Engl 695 – Independent Study: WAC & Online Writing Center Work
Engl 696 – Independent Study: War in 20th C Fiction & Poetry