Matt Knight completed his M.A. in Celtic Languages & Literatures from Harvard
University in 2005 and received an M.A. in Library and Information Science from the
University of South Florida in 2009. 

As Coordinator of the Special Collections department, Matt works extensively with the
Dion Boucicault Theatre Collection, the Alvin P. Yorkunas Collection, the Robert Helps
Collection, and the Anglo-Irish Literature collection. 

Contributions to Books

The Right Tool at the Right Time: Implementing Responsive Reproduction Policies and Procedures (with Melanie Griffin), Reference and Access: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections (2014)


"Cultivating Identity: The Irish Miscellany and Irish-American Nationalism", Popular Culture Association National Conference (2015)

"Fighting for Irish Freedom Through the Press", Florida Conference of Historians (2015)

“Getting In the Stacks: Using Archival Sources to Better Understand LGBTQ+ Histories and Intersectional Identities” (with Keegan Shepherd), Florida Collegiate Pride Coalition Conference (2015)

"The Phoenix and its Contribution to Irish Cultural Nationalism", South Atlantic Modern Language Association (2014)