Matthew Wild

Oglethorpe Faculty

Matthew Wild

Lecturer of Core Studies; A_LAB Faculty Liaison and Service Learning Coordinator Office: Hearst 205

B.A., M.A., Auburn University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky

This is Dr. Wild’s sixth year at Oglethorpe, where he teaches primarily in Spanish and Core, but also teaches classes in the Film and Media Studies program and Interdisciplinary Studies program. In the summer, Dr. Wild teaches GO LeadAbroad programs, spending the summers of 2017-2018 in Rome and 2019 in Paris. On-campus, he is a Compass Advisor, coordinator for the Nonprofit Management program, serves as Faculty Coordinator to A_LAB (Civic Engagement and LeadAbroad), and helps with various committees. Off-campus, Dr. Wild enjoys hiking and camping, taking his dog, Tilly, to the park, and exploring Atlanta’s neighborhood restaurants.

Office Hours:

  • Monday, 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 2-4 p.m.
  • By appointment

Areas of Research and Interest:
Food and culture, food studies, 20th/21st Century Spanish culture and Michelin guidebooks.

Courses Taught:

  • Core: 101, 102, 302
  • SPN: 101, 102
  • FMS: Mediterranean Cinema
  • INT: Food and Culture
  • GO: Rome Through Food, Paris Through Food, Italian Cinema, and Culture, Values and Citizenship