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Dr. Matthew Sansbury

Assistant Professor | Director of First-Year Writing

Office: Arts & Sciences G110-J
College of Arts & Sciences


Dr. Matthew Sansbury is an Assistant Professor of English and Director of First-Year Writing at Clayton State University and has published work in <i>Computers and Composition Online, Kairos – PraxisWiki, and The Rhetoric of Participation: Interrogating Commonplaces in and Beyond the Classroom.</i> A recipient of the 2017 <i>Kairos</i><i> </i>Service Award, he has served recently as Conference Program Editor for the College English Association.


Ph D, English, Georgia State University, 2019

MA, English, Georgia State University, 2014

BA, English, Georgia State University, 2012

Intellectual Contributions

Michael Harker, Mary Hocks, Matthew Sansbury, "The Success of this Course Depends Upon Your Participation: Technology, Topoi, and Infrastructure in the Era of MOOCs", Computers and Composition Digital Press – August 2019


Matthew Sansbury, Breaking Rules and Making Texts: Visual-Textual Pathos in Social Media, SAMLA 92 Conference, South Atlantic Modern Language Association –  November 14 2020

Matthew Sansbury, Exploring Intermodal Pedagogy: A Student-Centered Approach to Multimodality, SAMLA 91 Conference, South Atlantic Modern Language Association –  November 15 2019

Matthew Sansbury, I’m Applying for a PostDoc Fellowship: What the Heck Does This Even Mean?, Conference on College Composition and Communication, National Council of Teachers of English –  March 2020

Matthew Sansbury, Working with Sources in MLA, Write-Right Workshop Series, Writers' Studio (CSU) –  October 5 2020

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

Department, Composition Committee, Committee Member –  August 2019 to May 2020

Department, Teaching and Learning Committee, Committee Member –  August 2020 to May 2021

Department, The Vibrant Voice Committee, Committee Chair –  August 2019 to May 2020