Matthew H. Birkhold is the author of Chasing Icebergs (Pegasus 2023) and the award-winning monograph Characters before Copyright (Oxford 2019). His writing has been featured in the New York Times, the Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, and Indian Country Today among other outlets. He holds a PhD from Princeton, a JD from Columbia, and a BA from Columbia.
Matthew is currently an associate professor at the Ohio State University. Previously, he worked as an attorney-adviser for the U.S. State Department.