Matt is Senior Lecturer in Charity Management and the Course Lead for the MA in Charity Management.
He teaches on this programme as well as the BA in Business Management with a focus on the area of Social Enterprise.
Matt has varied experience in third sector work, which includes involvement in sustainable agriculture, poverty alleviation and widening participation in education in Malawi, Northern Ireland and England.
Matt has research interest in the intersection between the areas of sustainable agriculture, poverty alleviation and widening participation in education and is currently working on a long-term project that integrates these within a theological framework.
He has published academically on the ideological roots of charity work in early Christianity and contributed to cross-disciplinary work in theology and public policy.
''A Cost of Discipleship? The Relationship Between Conversion and Almsgiving for the New Testament Authors''. In Religious and Philosophical Conversion in the Ancient Mediterranean Traditions. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill (2022).
"A Relational Vision for Europe". Amersfoort, The Netherlands: Sallux (2021).
"Good News to the Poor? Socio-Economic Ethics in the Gospel of John". Doctoral thesis, Durham University (2021).