• PY_with_logo

    See the collection of talks by ACLS President Pauline Yu. 

  • 2018-board

    The ACLS Board of Directors at the 2018 annual meeting.  William Kirby, board chair, is at Pauline's right. See board and committees.

  • 2018-PY-ELewis

    Pauline in conversation with Earl Lewis, then president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  See the video series.

ACLS Staff

Matthew Goldfeder

Matthew Goldfeder
Director of Fellowship Programs

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Matthew Goldfeder is director of fellowship programs in the Office of Fellowships and Grants at the American Council of Learned Societies. He helps to maintain the annual fellowship application and selection processes for scholars in the humanities and humanistic sciences, and to present the results of these programs. Before joining ACLS in 2012, Goldfeder worked in various environments, including serving several years as an operations manager with Best Buy. He was also a research consultant for Human Rights Watch’s Terrorism/Counterterrorism program, where he participated in the reports Ghost Prisoner and In the Name of Security.

Goldfeder earned a PhD in political science from the University of Virginia and, prior to that, studied at l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris, earned an MA from the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, and earned BAs in political science and Spanish from the University of Illinois.


ACLS Staff

Office of the President
Pauline Yu  
Sandra Bradley
Hui Yon Kim

Office of the Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
James Shulman
Kelly Buttermore

Fellowships & Public Programs
Matthew Goldfeder
John Paul Christy
Rachel Bernard
Valerie Popp
Cindy Mueller
Tami Shaloum
Jaelen Floyd
Anna Marchese

International Programs
Andrzej W. Tymowski
Elisabeta L. Pop
Katie Smith  

Nicole Glotzer

ACLS Humanities
Clare Doyle
C. Lee Walton

Simon Guzman
James Manekas
Servio Moreno

Web & Information Systems
Candace Frede