Matthew began his boarding school career teaching at the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School after graduating from Colgate University with a B.A. in chemistry and theater in 2008. During his three years at CH-CH, he taught chemistry and crafted and implemented a chemistry 2 class for advanced students. He was also the technical director the theater program, coached ultimate frisbee, and was a dorm parent. In 2011, Matthew joined the faculty at the Kent School where he taught for 10 years. During his decade at Kent he taught all levels of chemistry, was the technical director for the theater program, coordinating weekend activities, was the advisor for the ESports club, was a dorm parent in both girls and boys dorms, and was an assistant squash coach.
Matthew joined the Taft faculty in 2021 and has since taught accelerated and honors chemistry 1 and chemistry 2: thermodynamics and inorganic chemistry. He works with the technical theater program (specializing in lighting design) and coaches squash at the thirds level.
Matthew is currently studying for his master's in liberal sciences at Wesleyan University. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys playing board and video games with his friends and is currently working on publishing his own board game! Matthew, his wife, Kristina, their three cats (Hermione, Loki, and Nox) and dog (Lana) live off-campus in nearby Oakville, but are always happy to host visitors from the Taft community!