Matt Desan
Assistant Professor • Graduate Admissions Director

Office Hours: Thursday 1:00pm-2:00pm or by appointment


Mathieu Hikaru Desan (PhD, University of Michigan, 2016) is a historical sociologist with substantive interests in social theory, political sociology, cultural sociology, critical sociology, Marxism, fascism, and the history of socialist thought. He has published on these and other topics in Comparative Studies in Society and History,Sociological TheoryHistory of the Human Sciences, and Thesis Eleven. He is currently working on a book manuscript about the practical logic of political conversion, with a special focus on the case of French “neo-socialists” who became ideologically committed Nazi collaborators during World War II.