Associate Professor of English; Chair of the English Department
Meet Matthew Barbee, PhD
Associate Professor of English
Chair of the English Department
B.A.: College of Wooster, English, 2000
M.A.: Washington State University, English, 2002
PhD: Bowling Green State University, American Culture Studies, 2007
Awarded an Andrew Mellon Research Grant through the Virginia Historical Society which funded research in their archives.
Awarded a full-year dissertation writing fellowship through my PhD program. Dissertation was a finalist for BGSU's Outstanding Dissertation Award.
“My teaching is motivated by compassion for my students; guided by recognition of the social, cultural, and historical contexts of my student’s lives; structured around the importance of processes of critical reading, writing, and thinking and constructive dialogue; and oriented towards a full engagement with the diverse communities of the university and southeast Michigan/northwest Ohio.”