Dr. Matthew Gayford (University of Waterloo)
Dr. Matthew Gayford has been teaching history, English literature, political science, and writing for over seven years at the secondary, post-secondary, and senior primary levels. He has extensive online teaching and tutoring experience, is a professional editor and copywriter, and continues to pursue historical research. He is currently writing a book on British colonialism in eighteenth century India. Dr. Gayford has a PhD in history from the University of Waterloo, a MA in Medieval Studies (English and history) from the Center for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, a MA in political science from Tel Aviv University, and a BA in history and English from the University of Western Ontario. He is happy to take on individual students for help with writing and literary analysis, and also offers creative writing and essay composition workshops and courses. He also teaches courses on Shakespeare and medieval literature, and tutors and teaches students preparing for Advances Placement history exams.