Matthew Duffus

Matthew Duffus

Assistant Professor of English Composition
Director of the Writing Center


  • MFA, University of Minnesota 
  • MA, University of Mississippi 
  • BA, Valparaiso University 


Matthew Duffus is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. He teaches composition, creative writing, and post-Civil War American literature courses and is a published novelist, poet, and essayist. 

Selected Publications

  • Dunbar’s Folly and Other Stories (2020) 
  • Problems of the Soul and Otherwise: Poems (2020) 
  • Swapping Purples for Yellows: A Novel (2019)