Matthew Norman, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash, was a history major at Knox College. He has an A.M. and Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois. Professor Norman taught at Gettysburg College from 2006 to 2011.
He has published articles and reviews on Abraham Lincoln and race relations in Illinois. He is currently working on a monograph that examines Lincoln and the issue of race. He is also under contract with ABC-CLIO to write a reference work on Lincoln entitled, All Things Lincoln: An Encyclopedia of Lincoln’s World. He is currently editing an anthology of African American writings on Lincoln as well.