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Matt Lord is Senior Editor at Boston Review. A first-generation college student, he studied literature, mathematics, and philosophy at MIT and Harvard.
Beyond his magazine editing, he has edited four books of nonfiction—most recently Thinking in a Pandemic: The Crisis of Science and Policy in the Age of COVID-19, co-published with Verso Books—and co-edited a chapbook of poetry. He has also worked as a researcher in biomedical engineering, molecular immunology, cognitive neuroscience, and natural language processing at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.