Matt Brower

Lecturer and Curator, Museum Studies and Faculty of Information Studies
Affiliated Faculty CSUS


research interests

History and Theory of Photography
Animal Studies
Contemporary Art
Visual Culture


PhD University of Rochester
MA University of Rochester
MA Trent University
BA University of Guelph

awards and distinctions

Humane Society of the United States Outstanding New Course Award for Envisioning Animals: Animals and Visual Culture, 2005.

selected publications

Matthew Brower, Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography, University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

Matthew Brower, ed, Suzy Lake: Political Poetics, UTAC / Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, 2011.

Matthew Brower, “The Case of Kensington Cat, Or, Why Pick on Animals?,” Transmission Annual, 174-181, 2011.

Matthew Brower, “George Shiras and the Circulation of Wildlife Photography,” History of Photography, 32.2 (Summer), 169-175, 2008.


Exhibition Project
Ethics, Leadership, Management
The Photographic Record

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