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BA English and Classics with high distinction, University of Virginia, 2015


Originally from Allentown, PA, Matthew Diem completed a BA in English and Classics at the University of Virginia in 2015, and has been a PhD student in English at UNC since August of that year. His research interests include translations and adaptations of the Bible in Old and Middle English, and Latin and vernacular satire in the Middle Ages.


  • Joseph Breen Award for Outstanding Work in the Field of Medieval Studies, 2017