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Dr. Josh Matthews

Professor / Writer / Pop Culture Critic


Josh Matthews teaches English at Dordt University. He specializes in teaching American literature and science fiction; he also teaches an introduction to film class and enjoys writing film criticism. His other regular gigs include professional editing and leading students on tours of Florence, Italy for a team-taught class on the Italian Renaissance.

Curriculum Vitae


University of Iowa

2012, Ph.D., English

Specialty: Early and 19th Century American Literature

Kent State University

2005, M.A., Department of English

Indiana University

2003, B.A., English


Professor of English

Dordt University, 2012-present

Book Reviews Editor

Pro Rege, 2014-present

Editorial Assistant

The Walt Whitman Archive, 2005-2008

Managing Editor

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, 2006-2008