Matthew Mason is a board member, co-director of Historians Against Slavery, and an associate professor of history at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he has taught since 2003. He is the author of several articles in various journals, mostly on the intersection of slavery and politics in early American history. He is also the author of Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic (2006). He is the co-editor, with John Craig Hammond, of Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation (2011); and, with Nicholas Mason, of The History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Anderson by Edward Kimber (2009). He lives in Springville, Utah, with his wife and three daughters.
Speaker’s Bureau Talks:
Compassion Fatigue and Mobilizing the Public to Fight Slavery, Then and Now
19th-century National and International Slavery Politics: What Can Today’s Abolitionists and Policymakers Learn?