Graduate Research Assistant

Matt Britton

Borders in Globalization | 21st Century Borders

Matt Britton is Graduate Research Assistant for the Borders in Globalization program and a student in the Master of Public Administration program at the University of Victoria. Originally from the United States, he has lived in eight different countries over the past two decades.

After graduating from the University of Tulsa with a BFA in graphic design and printmaking, Matt worked as a Health Education Volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Mauritania, West Africa, and then joined the U.S. Foreign Service and served as a diplomat in Papua New Guinea, El Salvador, and Burundi. As a stay-at-home father in Brazil, he also volunteered with the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Prior to commencing the MPA program, Matt managed a nonprofit organization called WorldDenver for six years, overseeing international exchange and education programs. He has taught classes at the Akilah Institute for Women in Bujumbura, Burundi, and the University of Denver in Colorado, USA.

Matt Britton