Matthew joined Aquifer in February 2021. As the Communications Coordinator, he is responsible for delivering relevant, engaging marketing content and events to our users and potential subscribers, with the goal of creating connections and deepening relationships with medical and health professions faculty and students. His background includes video and podcast production, audio engineering, and higher education. Before joining Aquifer, Matt was an instructor and virtual learning coordinator at the Nashville Film Institute. Previously, he was a Graduate Teaching Fellow at UCLA, as well as an adjunct professor of Communications at CSU-Dominguez Hills. He holds a B.A. in Communication Arts and French from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a M.A. and C. Phil in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Originally from Hanover, NH, Matthew lives in Nashville, TN, with his wife and two dogs. He enjoys kayaking, hiking, and traveling with his family. In his spare time, he is working on finishing his dissertation, The Acquisition and Integration of Sound Labor During the Transition from Silent to Talking Films, 1925-1931, in order to complete his Ph.D. from UCLA in Cinema and Media Studies.
Aquifer Team: Communications and Engagement