David Bedsole

David Bedsole



  • MA, Professional Communication, Clemson University


David Bedsole holds a BA in English from Huntingdon College, and a MA in Professional Communication from Clemson University. He is currently a doctoral candidate in English (Rhetoric and Composition) at Florida State University.

In his twelve years of college teaching, he has developed and taught courses in 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. He is currently learning jazz piano and bluegrass banjo.

This is his fourth year at The University of Alabama. He maintains an infrequently-updated web presence at


Dissertation (in progress)

  • Striking a Chord: Playing (with) Music in the Writing Classroom

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