Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Keri Matwick

Lecturer, School of Humanities

Dr Keri Matwick

Dr. Matwick is a Lecturer in the Language and Communication Centre (LCC). Joining NTU in 2018, she presently teaches Academic Communications in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. This last spring 2018, Keri was a Fulbright Scholar in Honduras and taught English for Tourism. She has been teaching for the last 10 years and has taught courses in academic writing, composition, and food, media, and culture, as well as Spanish. Previously, she taught at University of Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the University of Notre Dame. Her research is in the areas of interactional sociolinguistics, media discourse, and food and language. Her Ph.D. thesis is on the narrative structure of cooking shows and the legitimation strategies of celebrity chefs. She is currently writing a book with her twin sister Kelsi on the discourse and genre of cooking shows.
Research Interests
interactional sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, media discourse, food & language
Selected Publications
  • Matwick, Kelsi, & Matwick, Keri. (2018). Restaurant reviews and college writing: A framework for teaching. Teaching Journalism & Mass Communication (TJMC), 8(2), 25-37.
  • Matwick, Kelsi, and Matwick, Keri. (2018). Politeness and pseudo-intimacy in a food radio call-in program. Discourse, Context & Media, 21, 46-53.
  • Matwick, Keri, and Matwick, Kelsi. (2018). Humor and performing gender on TV cooking shows. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 32(1), 125-146.
  • Matwick, Keri, and Matwick, Kelsi. (2017). Culinary tourism in Central America: A cross-analysis of government tourism websites. Journal of Culinary Science & Technology, 16(3), 286-309.
  • Matwick, Keri, and Matwick, Kelsi. (2017). Self-deprecatory humor on TV cooking shows. Language and Communication, 56, 33-41.

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