Sandra Matthews

Associate Professor Emerita of Film and Photography
Hampshire College Professor Emerita Sandra Mathews
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Sandra Matthews

Sandra Matthews, associate professor emerita of film and photography, is a graduate of Harvard University (B.A.) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (M.F.A.). 

Her photographic work is represented in collections including the Smith College Art Museum; the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; the Block Museum of Art, Chicago; the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and the Women In Photography International Archive at Yale University. Matthews is co-author, with Laura Wexler, of Pregnant Pictures (Routledge, 2000), a cultural history of photographs of pregnant women in the U.S. 

In 2010 she founded the Trans-Asia Photography Review, an online scholarly journal published by Hampshire College from 2010-20.

Matthews has published two photobooks: Present Moments (2020) and Occupying Massachusetts: Layers of History on Indigenous Land (George F. Thompson Publishing, 2022). Learn more at her website.