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Brendan Matz

Part-time Faculty
brendan.matz@gmail.com
(212) 998-7314
1 Wash Pl, Room 429

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B.A. German & English, Bowdoin College, 1997
M.A. History, Yale University, 2005
M.Phil. History, Yale University, 2007
Ph.D. History, Yale University, 2011

Brendan Matz is a historian of science and technology based in Brooklyn, NY. He is currently working on a book called Crafting Heredity, which is a comparative history of animal breeding and mammalian genetics in Germany and the United States between 1860 and 1929. His teaching and research interests include the history of heredity, genetics, and biotechnology, eugenics and race, nutrition science, and neuroscience. He has taught at Yale, Brooklyn College, and NYU-Poly.

Teaching and Research Interests

history of heredity, genetics, and race; history of nutrition science; history of the sciences of the mind and brain; American and European intellectual history; bioethics; science and technology studies

Brendan Matz