Matthew Davis

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Matthew Davis is the founding director of The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center at George Mason University. He has been a fellow at The Black Mountain Institute at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and a Fulbright Fellow to Syria and Jordan. He holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa, an MA in international relations from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and is the award-winning author of When Things Get Dark: A Mongolian Winters Tale. He is also an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America, where he is working on a book about the Gallaudet University football team, the education of the deaf and hard-of-hearing, and the changing nature of deaf identity.

See Matthew Davis in “Fulbright Scholars on Writing in the World” Wednesday, October 11 at 1:30 p.m. in Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza. Click to see event details.