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Matthew Vaz

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Matthew Vaz

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School/Division
Department
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NAC 5/130
Phone Number: 
212-650-7461
Email: 
mvaz@ccny.cuny.edu
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Profile
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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.

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Education
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  • B.S. Cornell University
  • M.S. Brooklyn College, City University of New York
  • M.A. Columbia University
  • PhD. Columbia University 
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Courses Taught
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  • U.S. Society
  • The History of New York City
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