Matthew Gibson

Matthew Gibson is the Director of Digital Initiatives and Editor of Encyclopedia Virginia at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. Before joining the VFH, Gibson served as Assistant Director and then Associate Director of the University of Virginia Library’s Electronic Text center. At the VFH, he oversees Encyclopedia Virginia, a digital publication about Virginia history and culture; provides supervision and support for Documents Compass, a Mellon- and NHPRC-funded initiative to facilitate digitization and interoperability between documentary editions; and guides the short- and long-term planning for the VFH’s digital efforts and scholarly communications.