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American political scientist, literary critic and academic
Lecturer in Twentieth Century History, School of Social Sciences, University of Northampton

Date of birth: 13 Feb. 1977

Place of birth: California

Parentage: son of Bernie Feldman and Jodie Feldman

Education: BA (Distinction), History with English, Oxford Brookes University 1999; MA, History of Fascism, Oxford Brookes University 2000; PhD, ‘Sourcing “Aporetics”: An Empirical Study on Philosophical Influences in the Development of Samuel Beckett’s Writings’, Oxford Brookes University 2004

Career: Matthew Feldman is Lecturer in Twentieth Century History in the School of Social Sciences, University of Northampton. His research interests include philosophical influences in the development of Samuel Beckett's writings, and the history of fascism, while his teaching interests include 20th century Europe, particularly fascism, British politics and the Holocaust. He is co-editor of Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions (see url below), editor of Dictatorships and Revolutionary Ideologies and a Fellow of the Rothermere American Institute at the University of Oxford.

Publications include: ‘Clerical Fascism’ in Interwar Europe (co-edited with Marius Turda), Critical Concepts: Fascism (five vols; co-edited with Roger Griffin) 2004, Beckett’s Books: A Cultural History of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Interwar Notes’ 2006, Beckett’s Literary Legacies (co-edited with Mark Nixon 2007, Beckett and Phenomenology (co-edited with Ulrika Maude), Fascism’s Century (editor) 2008; numerous articles in professional journals and websites.

Contact details: Address: School of Social Sciences, University of Northampton, Park Campus, Boughton Green Road, Northampton, Northants., NN2 7AL, England; Tel: +44 (0)1604 732575; Tel: +44 (0)7968 991283 (mobile); Email: ; Website: ; Website: .

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