Hello! My name is Matt Kessler, and I am an Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of South Florida (USF). At USF, I am a faculty member in the Department of World Languages, where I teach classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. I also serve as a core faculty member for the department's PhD program in Linguistics and Applied Language Studies and the MA program in Applied Linguistics/TESOL.
My primary research interests center on exploring issues related to second language (L2) writing, genre-based teaching and learning, and computer-assisted language learning. My research has appeared in journals such as: Computer Assisted Language Learning, ELT Journal, Journal of Second Language Writing, Language Learning, Language Teaching Research, and System, among others.
I received my PhD from Michigan State University (in Second Language Studies) and my MA from Ohio University (in Applied Linguistics).
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