Matt is Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Architecture at the Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries. His research interests include imperial building practices in late antiquity and early Islam as well as the history of Islamic art as a discipline. As a librarian he is involved in building MIT’s bibliographic collections on art and architecture related to the Islamic tradition, facilitating access to archival resources, and developing projects to create more robust and representative metadata schema for describing cultural heritage from the Middle East and Muslim world more broadly.