Morgan 217
EN 101: English Composition I
EN 102: English Composition II
EN 103: Advanced English Composition
EN 209: American Literature I
EN 319: Technical Writing

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 ten 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. 

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

In progress

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

Recent publications

"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).