Dr. Matthew Nelson

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Dr. Matthew Nelson

Associate Professor of English
Co-Director of the Center of Excellence for College and Career Readiness

Office: FH 109
Phone: 843-661-1500
mnelson@fmarion.edu

Matthew Nelson came to FMU in 2004 from the Joint Program in English and Education at the University of Michigan.  His research combines perspectives from the fields of composition and rhetoric and qualitative educational research. Matt’s research projects include an exploration of the nature of the transition students make between writing in high schools and writing at the university. Matt teaches both first-year and advanced composition courses at FMU and serves as Co-Director of the Swamp Fox Writing Project.  Together with Dr. Meredith Love, he is also Co-Director of the Center of Excellence for College and Career Readiness at Francis Marion.

Education

PhD, University of Michigan
MA, Texas A&M University
BA, Texas A&M University