Matt graduated from Swarthmore College, where he studied Political Science and Economics. Fascinated by Political Economy, Matt has conducted research on the Asian Development Bank, Japanese foreign policy, and the World Trade Organization. Most importantly, he is concerned by continued ecological breakdown driven by the cycle of endless growth. As the Director of Public Forum Debate at the Victory Briefs Institute and the founder of the Virtual Debate Tutorial, Matt has invested countless hours educating debaters about these issues and more. In the UK, Matt will study Ecological Economics at the University of Leeds.