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Matthew Flynn

Dr. Matthew Flynn
Assistant Professor

Matthew Flynn is an Assistant Professor of International Studies and Sociology . His research focuses on political economy, globalization, and human rights. He has authored several articles focused on Latin America including a recent book publication Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America: State, Society, and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program (Routledge 2015). His current research is examining the immigration detention complex. In the past, he has worked as a consultant for the Pan American Health Organization and Texas’s Department of State Health Services, as well as foreign correspondent in Brazil. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin in December 2010. Dr. Flynn received his Masters in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Social Science (London, UK) and holds a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University (Washington, DC).

Publications:

Flynn, Matthew B. 2016. “From Bare Life to Bureaucratic Capitalism: Analyzing the Growth of the Immigration Detention Industry as a Complex Organization.” Contemporary Readings in Law and Social Justice. 8(1): 70–97.

Flynn, Matthew B. 2015. Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America: State, Society, and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program. New York & London: Routledge-Taylor & Francis.

Flynn, Matthew B. 2015. “Pharmaceutical Autonomy: Technology, Alliances, and Norms.” Current Perspectives in Social Theory. 34: 41-64.

Last updated: 8/20/2016

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