Matthew Anderson

Matthew D. Anderson, Ph.D.


Founder, Humanities and Medicine program (HuMed)


Marcil Hall 107



Yale University


Selected publications

"A Book of Questions," Law and Humanities (Vol. 13.1, 2019)

"Nomos and Form: Reading A Jury of Her Peers and the 'Problem of Judgment' in Procedure," Studies in Law, Politics, and Society (Spring 2012)

Options for Teaching Law and Literature. Modern Language Association (2011). Co-edited with Austin Sarat and Cathrine Frank. 

Introduction to Law and the Humanities. Cambridge UP (2010). Co-edited with Austin Sarat and Cathrine Frank. 

Toward A Critique of Guilt: Perspectives from Law and the Humanities, Special issue of Studies in Law, Politics, and Society,(Vol. 36, 2005). Guest editor.

Other scholarly activity

Aspen Institue, Wye Faculty Seminar, July 2016

W.T. Bandy Center Fellow (Vanderbilt University), Spring 2015


Funded grants

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute for College and University Faculty, “The Rule of Law: Legal Studies and the Liberal Arts” June-July 2009. Co-director with Cathrine Frank.

Research interests

Law and the Humanities
French and American poetry