Full Name
Matt Brim
Job Title
College of Staten Island
Speaker Bio
Matt Brim is Professor of Queer Studies in the English department at the College of Staten Island and the Women’s and Gender Studies program at the CUNY Graduate Center. He teaches courses in LGBTQ literature and feminist studies, with a focus on grounded queer/class/race learning. He is Faculty Director of the CUNY/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Transformative Learning in the Humanities initiative and Academic Co-Director of the Faculty Fellowship Publication Program. His most recent book is Poor Queer Studies: Confronting Elitism in the University. He is also author of James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination and the open access study guide for the documentary film United in Anger: A History of ACT UP. His co-edited collections include Queer Sharing in the Marketized University and Imagining Queer Methods.