Matt Shafer

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Matt Shafer is a doctoral student in political theory (Department of Political Science), an MA student in history, and an affiliate of the program in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. His research examines methodological problems in contemporary critical theory and conceptual issues in the study of political violence and nonviolence. He holds a BA in philosophy from Yale and an MPhil in political thought and intellectual history from the University of Cambridge, where he wrote on the political theology of apartheid-era Quakers in South Africa.