Assistant Professor of English
Phone: (712) 722-6250
Dr. Matthews specializes in early American literature. His interests include literature of the American Midwest and West, and science fiction.
He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. His dissertation, "The American Alighieri: Receptions of Dante in the United States, 1818-1867," examined the rise of Dante in early American popular culture and during the Civil War.
- Business and Tech Writing (ENG 305)
- Science Fiction (ENG 222)
- American Literature 1 (ENG 201)
- Responding to Literature (CORE 180)
- English Composition (CORE 120)
- Kingdom, Identity, and Calling (CORE 100)
- Mark Twain (KSP Independent Study)