Dr Daniel Matlin is a joint winner of the 2014 Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize for American Studies. His book On the Corner: African American Intellectuals and the Urban Crisis (Harvard, 2013) explores the role that black intellectuals played as interpreters of black urban life against the backdrop of the riots and black power militancy in American cities during the 1960s.
Dan Matlin is lecturer in the History of the United States of America since 1865 at King’s. He joined the History department in September 2012.
The Arthur Miller Centre for American Studies is an initiative designed to further interest in the study of the United States, to promote major new research projects and to facilitate the movement of people between Britain and America. It is based in the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. The Arthur Miller Centre First Book Prize is awarded annually for the best first book on any American Studies topic.