Dr. David Seelow received his Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his M.A. in English from Columbia University.
He has expertise in classroom instruction, curriculum design, online learning, literature, comics and graphic novels, critical thought, Anglo-Irish Studies and educational theory. He is founder of the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab http://owl.excelsior.edu which has won several national innovation awards for distance education and one best of the web award as well as founder of the former Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning. Dr. Seelow has extensive experience in synchronous and asynchronous design, instruction, and training. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Educational Computing and four permanent New York State education licenses (English, Social Studies and School District Administration). Additionally, Dr. Seelow created a course entitled The Graphic Novel for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s (RPI) literature minor and co-designed and taught a Humanities and Social Sciences Inquiry course for freshman based upon the acclaimed HBO series The Wire.
Dr. Seelow is editor of the collection Lessons Drawn: Essays on the Pedagogy of Comics and Graphic Novels (McFarland, 2019) and author of the book Radical Modernism and Sexuality: Freud/Reich/DH Lawrence & Beyond (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005). Moreover, he has written numerous articles and given presentations on literary and cultural studies, education and game-based learning both nationally and internationally.