Division of Humanities and the ArtsDepartment
Matthew Vaz teaches United State History with a focus on political economy. He specializes in comparative urban history, and the history of crime and policing in urban areas. His current research examines the use of government run lotteries to sever the relationship between illegal gambling and police corruption in New York City and Rio de Janeiro.
- B.S. Cornell University
- M.S. Brooklyn College, City University of New York
- M.A. Columbia University
- PhD. Columbia University
- U.S. Society
- The History of New York City