Dr. Matthew Griffis
PhD, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON
MLIS, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON
B Ed, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
BA, Trent University, Peterborough, ON
Dr. Matthew Griffis has worked in both the archives and public library fields and is a graduate of Trent University, Queen's University, and the University of Western Ontario. His areas of specialization include public libraries and society, the public library as place, library buildings and architecture, and library history.
Many of Dr. Griffis's hobbies are library-related. An avid collector, Griffis specializes in vintage library postcards from around the world, antique library equipment, and original letters written by famous librarians. He also has a strong interest in rare books and book history, and collects modern firsts and literary ephemera.