Matt Sandler
Program Director, MA in American Studies

Matt Sandler has a Ph.D. in English from Columbia. After graduate school, he taught at Louisiana State University, Gettysburg College, and the University of Oregon, before returning to Columbia. His work has appeared in African American Review, Atlantic Studies, Callaloo, Comparative Literature, European Romantic Review, Twentieth Century Literature, the Journal of American Studies, and the L.A. Review of Books, as well as a number of anthologies. His book, “The Black Romantic Revolution: Abolitionist Poetics in the Civil War Era and Beyond” is forthcoming from Verso in 2020. He also acts as co-chair of the Columbia University Seminar in American Studies.

Matt Sandler
Matt Sandler
Program Director, MA in American Studies
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Matt Sandler has a Ph.D. in English from Columbia. After graduate school, he taught at Louisiana State University, Gettysburg College, and the University of Oregon, before returning to Columbia. His work has appeared in African American Review, Atlantic Studies, Callaloo, Comparative Literature, European Romantic Review, Twentieth Century Literature, the Journal of American Studies, and the L.A. Review of Books, as well as a number of anthologies. His book, “The Black Romantic Revolution: Abolitionist Poetics in the Civil War Era and Beyond” is forthcoming from Verso in 2020. He also acts as co-chair of the Columbia University Seminar in American Studies.

CSER continues to be Columbia's main interdisciplinary space for the study of ethnicity and race and their implications for thinking about culture, power, hierarchy, social identities, and political communities. The Center also offers a wide range of public programming, including Artist at the Center, Indigenous Forum, and Latino Public Speaker Series and the Transnational Asian/American Speaker Series. CSER's most recent spaces include the Media and Idea Lab and Gallery at the Center, a space dedicated to curating artistic and thematic exhibits around the Center’s key areas of interest.
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