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Mr. Christopher Matthews


Mr. Christopher Matthews


Mr. Christopher Matthews

Position: Lecturer
Office: Arnold Hall 233
Phone: 706-565-1200

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Ed. S, Secondary Education, Columbus state University| 2015
Concentrations: English
Dissertation: Science Fiction & Fantasy: An Exploration of Possible Secondary and Postsecondary Educational Applications
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Erinn Bentley, Ph. D

M. Ed, art education, Columbus state University| 2008
Concentration: Advanced Drawing and Painting
M. Ed, english language arts, Columbus state University| 2006
Concentration: Advanced Writing & Print Design

BA, Fine art, Xavier University of Louisiana| 1994
Concentration: Drawing, Painting & Graphic Design

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Christopher J. Matthews is originally a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, and came to the Columbus by way of Fort Benning. He is a former student of The New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA) and a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana, where he majored in Art, and minored in Mass Communications. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Art from Xavier University of Louisiana in 1994. In 1995 Christopher portrayed prizefighter Husky Miller in a Xavier University/community production of Oscar Hammerstein’s 1955 Broadway musical, “Carmen Jones” at Le Petit Theatre in New Orleans. He is a writer, and a visual artist who specializes in Painting and Drawing, a U.S. Army veteran, and a reservist with the U.S. Air Force. He earned Master’s degrees in Education at Columbus State University in 2006 and 2008 respectively, with concentrations in Art Education and English Language Arts. He earned his Education Specialist degree in English from Columbus State University in 2015, and originally taught English Composition 1101 during the fall of 2015 and spring of 2016.

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