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Matthew E Carnes

Title

Assistant Professor

Department

Department of Government
General profile

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Office hours

ICC 586, T/Th 2:00-3:15pm; F 9:30-11:45 Please use link to schedule: http://tinyurl.com/acf9joq

Bio

Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., is an assistant professor in the Department of Government. His research examines the dynamics of labor and social welfare policy, with particular interest in the ways societies protect their weakest and most vulnerable members: the old, the young, the ill or injured, and the unemployed. His principal regional focus is Latin America, and in recent years he has conducted extensive field research in Argentina, Peru, Chile, and Bolivia.

His teaching has been highly decorated. In 2011, he was awarded the Dorothy Brown Award for Outstanding Teaching Achievement, Georgetown University’s highest teaching award, presented by the student body to the faculty member who has had the strongest impact on the students' university experience. In addition, in 2011, at the Tropaia Ceremony for Georgetown College, he was awarded the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence, given by the graduating seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences. In 2012, he was featured as one of the country's best professors in the Princeton Review's publication, 300 Best Professors. And in 2013, he was chosen by students as the Faculty Member of the Year in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

In recent years, he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame (Spring 2009) and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (Academic Year 2011-2012).

CV

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Education

  • Ph.D. (2008) Stanford University, Political Science
  • M.Div. (2003) Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley, Theology
  • M.A. (1997) Fordham University, Philosophy
  • B.A. (1992) Stanford University, International Relations

Languages

  • Spanish (speak, read, write)