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Matt Seymour

Matt Seymour

Assistant Professor

Department of English
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Information

Ross 1130C
Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday 9:15-10:30 am and by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Department of English
Campus Box
Greeley, CO 80639

Professional/Academic Experience

Matt Seymour is an Assistant Professor of English Education at the University of Northern Colorado. He served as a field-research associate for the Argumentative Writing Project at The Ohio State University where he earned his PhD in education. Following his graduation, he worked at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire as an Assistant Professor, where he served as Chair of the English Language Arts Teaching emphasis. In 2014, through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities he was a Fellow at the Folger Shakespeare library and helped develop lessons that integrated digital technology with teaching Shakespeare.

Research/Areas of Interest

Matt's current research interests include literature curriculum development, argumentative writing, and dialogic approaches to literature instruction. He is the principal author of Teaching Literature Using Dialogic Literary Argumentation.

Publications/Creative Works


Journal Articles

Book Chapters

Bloome, D., Kalman, J., & Seymour, M. (2018) Fashioning Literacy as Social; in Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices in and Across Complex Social and Cultural Contexts. New York: Routledge.