Dr. Matthew Melton

is the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and former director of the Kairos Scholars Honors Program.

During his time at Lee, Melton has taught journalism, communication, and humanities, served as department chair for Communication & the Arts (’97-’02) and as director of Student Publications (’97-’05).

Melton’s passions include the humanities and all forms of mass media. He also continues to research, write and speak about film, popular culture and the rhetorical dimensions of politics, religion and technology. He also teaches various Kairos Humanities courses and leads a cross-cultural trip every other year.