Christopher Matson

Reference and Instruction Librarian

(650) 736-8341

I'm a reference librarian at the Information Center desk and I conduct library workshops and provide research support for students, primarily in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) and Structured Liberal Education (SLE). I am responsible for collecting materials for the Information Center, in both print and electronic formats.

Course number Term Guide Instructor
PWR 2CA Winter 2013 Networked Rhetoric: Social Networks, Participatory Media and the Future of Writing and Research Alfano, C.
PWR 2CK Fall 2013 Speaking Out: Claiming Citizenship, Demanding Rights Kamrath, C.
PWR 1GTJ Spring 2013 Rhetoric of the Unruly: Iconoclasts and Their Controversies Jimenez, T.
PWR 1GCA Spring 2013 AH! Real Monsters: The Rhetoric of Monstrosity in Popular Culture Awkward-Rich, C.
PWR 1VK Winter 2017 Rhetorics of Trauma Kinsey, V.
SLE Spring 2013 SLE: Karl Marx Watkins, G.
MLA 102 Fall 2016 The Long Nineteenth Century Paulson, L.
ESF 4/4A Fall 2013 Learning to Change Driscoll and Shirazi
PWR 1GAL Spring 2014 The Rhetoric of Disgust Law, A.
PWR 1GGZ Winter 2014 The Rhetoric of Race in American Cinema Garza, A.
PWR 1 EE Spring 2015 Prowling Toward Certainty: Exploration as Argument Ellis, E.
PWR 1BR Spring 2014 Healthy or Cutthroat: The Rhetoric of Competition Richardson, B.
PWR 2MS Spring 2014 Musical Parodies, Political Satire, & Late-Night Comedy: The Rhetoric of Humor Stroud, M.
PWR 1GMH Spring 2014 Transformative Turns: The Rhetoric of Revolution Hernandez, M.
PWR 1SI Fall 2016 Super-Storms, Polar Bears, and Droughts: The Rhetoric of Climate Change Ives, Sarah
PWR 1EV Autumn 2014 The Rhetoric of Globalization Vanden Bussche, Eric
ESF 10/10A Fall 2016 Unintended Consequences Yamboliev, I
PWR 1MGD Winter 2018 Who speaks for nature? Rhetorics of environmentalism and justice Gardiner, Mark


  • MS, Library and Information Science, Drexel University
  • MA, French, University of Delaware
  • BA, French, Spanish and German, University of Delaware