Matthew Gibson

Virginia Humanities

Matthew Gibson is Executive Director of Virginia Humanities, where he created and helped endow Encyclopedia Virginia, a free and reliable multimedia resource that tells the inclusive story of Virginia for students, teachers, and communities who seek to understand how the past informs the present and the future. He received his PhD in English from the University of Virginia in 2005. His dissertation focused on the production of White vigilante narratives in popular American fiction from the novels of Thomas Dixon to the 2004 creation of the Minuteman Project along the Southwest border of the United States.

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