- Ph.D, English (Rhetoric & Composition), Florida State University
- MA, Professional Communication, Clemson University
- B.A., English, Huntingdon College
David Bedsole is a passionate educator who develops and teaches college courses in rhetoric, communication theory, visual communication, and all kinds of writing and editing.
He also occasionally publishes poetry and fiction, and has been known to write and perform original music. He is on the board of directors of the Alabama Blues Project, and helps pass on knowledge and love of the Blues to k-12 students in Tuscaloosa.
- Striking a Chord: Teaching with Music in the College Writing Classroom
Articles and Chapters
- “The FSU Digital Symposium: Origins, Reflections, Revisions.” Computers & Composition Online. With Jacob Craig and Rory Lee.
- “Jan Tschichold’s Renunciation: The Anatomy and Ethics of a Typographic Reversal.” Chapter 9 in Type Matters: The Rhetoricity of Letterforms.
- “To the Dog Next Door Who Barks All Day.” (p. 121. Poem). Journal of the Assembly for the Expanded Perspectives on Learning.
- “The Genome, the Meme, and the Teme Go Off the Map: Observing Naming, Metaphor, and Circulation in Three Contested Terms.” Chapter 11 in Rhetorics of Names and Naming, Routledge (Studies in Rhetoric and Communication series).