Matthew Davis

English Department Chair Ph.D. University of Oklahoma

Matthew Davis joined Waterford School in 2015. He is chair of the English Department and teaches in the Upper and Middle Schools. He received his PhD in American Literature from the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century African American literature, with a broader focus on the politics of race in American literature.

Dr. Davis is an avid follower of the NBA and MLB and a supporter of all Houston sports teams, especially the Rockets and Astros. He also enjoys playing basketball, camping, listening to live music, and cooking. He lives with his wife, son, and Plott Hound mix in Salt Lake City.