Matthew Choi Taitano (he/him) is a scholar whose main research interests are at the intersection of digital humanities and Victorian studies. He also has an interest in literary genres (particularly the memoir), and the relationship among language, race, gender, class, and power.
Matthew was born and raised in the U.S. Territory of Guam to a Korean mother and native CHamoru father. He speaks fluently in English and Korean. He graduated with an A.B. in English, and Certificates in African American Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, from Princeton University in 2020. He graduates with an M.A. in English and Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities from Northeastern University in 2023. Matthew is also part of the following scholarship/fellowship programs: HASTAC Scholars Program (2022), Leadership Alliance Fellowship (2017), Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (2016), and Gates Millennium Scholars Program (2014). He hopes to continue his academic career through a Ph.D. program in English and, thereafter, the professoriate or a research position in a digital humanities center/group or library.