Pedagogy Fellow in Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL)
Matthew is a Ph.D. candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures, specializing in twentieth- and twenty-first-century French literature and theory. He graduated with an AB in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth College and studied for a year at the ENS Lyon before starting work on his doctoral degree at Harvard. He also spent a year on fellowship as a pensionnaire étranger at the ENS, rue d'Ulm in Paris. Matthew’s work focuses on the relationship between aesthetics and emotion, grounded in the idea that acts of beholding are not only aesthetically but also ethically and affectively charged.