Matt Brim

Associate Professor of Queer Studies, and Director of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, College of Staten Island, CUNY

Brim’s research focuses on LGBTQ literature and culture and on queer pedagogy. His first book was James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination (2014). His current book project, "Poor Queer Studies," addresses class stratification in higher education by reorienting the field of queer studies toward working-class students, institutions, and pedagogies.

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718-982-3645 · matt.brim@csi.cuny.edu
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http://www.english.csi.cuny.edu/matt_brim.html
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Academic Interests
  • Queer Studies
  • Queer Pedagogy
  • Queer Theory
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Literature
  • James Baldwin
Positions
  • Associate Professor of Queer StudiesEnglishCollege of Staten Island
  • DirectorWomen's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies ProgramCollege of Staten Island
Education
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2004
  • B.A., Wabash College, 1994; summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Publications
  • Current book project, “Poor Queer Studies”: addresses class stratification in higher education by reorienting the field of queer studies toward working-class students, institutions, and pedagogies.
  • “After Queer Baldwin.” In After Queer Studies: Literary Theory and Critical Interpretation. Edited by Tyler Bradway and Ellen McCallum. Forthcoming in the Cambridge University Press “After X” series.
  • Brim, Matt and Amin Ghaziani, eds. Queer Methods. Spec. issue of WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 44.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2016): 1-352. 
  • —–. Introduction. Queer Methods. Spec. issue of WSQ: Women’s Studies Quarterly 44.3-4 (Fall/Winter 2016): 14-27.
  • “Teaching the Touching Text; or, How to Lay ‘Hands’ on Your Students.” The Hand of the Interpreter: Essays on Meaning after Theory. Eds. G.F. Mitrano and Eric Jarosinski. Cultural Interactions: Studies in the Relationships between the Arts. Ser. 3. New York: Peter Lang Pub., 2009. 135-150.
  • “The LGBTQ Short Story” in LGBTQ America Today. Ed. John Hawley. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008. 1131-1137.
  • “Papas’ Baby: Impossible Paternity in Going to Meet the Man.” Journal of Modern Literature 30:1 (Fall 2006): 173-198.
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