Susan Matt


Susan J. Matt is an historian of the emotions and Professor of History at Weber State. She is co-author of Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter (Harvard University Press, 2019), and author of Homesickness: An American History (Oxford University Press, 2011), and Keeping Up with the Joneses: Envy in American Consumer Society, 1890-1930 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003). Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Journal of American History, among other places.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • The Connection Business
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    People’s attitudes about technology and disconnection have changed dramatically over the years, with varied implications for the “connection business” of higher education information technology.