Matthew Streets is an Advancement Associate for Virginia Humanities. Born in Pittsboro, North Carolina, he earned a B.A. in History from Appalachian State University in 2020 and subsequently received a M.A. in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi. Matthew’s academic background and experiences working at local, state, and international humanities organizations inform his commitment to the public humanities. He is excited to collaborate with Virginia’s diverse communities and to foster opportunities for dialogue, expression, and growth.