Matthew is currently a sessional academic and PhD candidate at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Matthew has served as the convener of the African Studies Group (Uni. Melb) for the past two years. Matthew’s work is focused on community engagement projects. He co-leads a project on the social integration of African migrants into broader Australian society, and is consulting for Jesuit Social Services as part of ‘The Men’s Project: Engaging African-Australian Men in Australia.’

Matthew is an IPCS visiting fellow for 2020.