Matthew Livesey

Associate Professor and Director of the BS program in Professional Communication and Emerging Media
English and Philosophy

Office: 116 Callahan Hall
Phone: 715/232-1358


  • Ph.D. English Literature (20th Century British and American) UW-Madison 1997
  • M.A. English Literature, UW-Madison 1991
  • B.A. English and Economic History, UC-Berkeley, 1990

Research Interests

  • Digital humanities
  • Technical communication
  • Social networking
  • Technologically mediated communication

Courses Taught

  • ENGL-101 Freshman Composition
  • ENGL-102 Reading and Related Writing (in-class and online versions)
  • ENGL-111 Freshman Honors I
  • ENGL-112 Freshman Honors II
  • ENGL-113 Honors Seminar
  • ENGL-121 Introduction to Technical Communication
  • ENGL-312 International Technical Communication
  • ENGL-320 Business Writing (in-class, online, and summer versions)
  • ENGL-388 Writing Multimedia
  • ENGL-415 Technical Writing (in-class, online, and summer versions)
  • ENGL-430 Writing for Content Management
  • ENGL-471 Technical Communication and Consulting
  • ENGL-615 Technical Writing, Graduate Level
  • ENGL-740 Visual Rhetoric

Fall 2014

My Fall 2014 courses are as follows:
  • ENGL-430, Writing for Content Management, TuTh 12:55-2:20pm
  • ENGL-111 Freshman Honors English I, TuTh 2:30-3:55pm
  • ENGL-740 Visual Rhetoric, Online
My office hours are as follows:
  • TuTh 9-11am
  • Other times by appointment
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BS in Professional Communication