Matthew Braswell is a graduate student in sociology at the University of Virginia. His research interests include the intersections of politics and culture and the contrasts between the visions of society proffered by different cultural traditions. Other interests include stratification and the contrasts between elites and non-elites. Matthew is currently in the early stages of developing a doctoral dissertation involving cultural conflict and dislocation.
Matthew received a Master’s Degree in sociology from the University of Virginia in 2011 and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 with a double major in sociology and political science.