Matt Longabucco (B.A., Binghamton University; Ph.D., New York University) is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Liberal Studies Program at New York University, where he teaches first-year writing, aesthetic and political theory, and a thesis seminar for seniors concentrating in Creative Critical Production. His interests include modern and contemporary literature with an emphasis on poetry and poetics, theory, film, and composition. He is the author of several chapbooks, and his poems, essays, and critical work appear widely. He has been an associate of the Institute for Writing & Thinking since 2001, and taught for many years in the Language & Thinking Program. He lives in New York City.