Matt Arthur is the Professional Development Manager. Before joining the AASLH team, Matt worked for 15 years in the Education Department at Tryon Palace in North Carolina. While there he oversaw daily tours and docents, planned and managed programs, conducted research into the enslaved community of Craven County, North Carolina, co-chaired the Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Committee and served as the site’s accessibility specialist. Matt has a BA from Barton College and is preparing for becoming a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies. In his free time, Matt enjoys going on adventures with his family, table-top role-playing games, knitting, and Netflix binges.