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Matthew D. Linton

Matthew D. Linton is Publications and Communications Manager at the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C. He has written for The Washington Post, The Journal of American-East Asian Relations, and other outlets. His recent publication for CGS, Making a Grad School Plan: From Application to Orientation (2021), is a brief guide for prospective graduate students interested in pursuing a graduate degree. Before joining the Council, he received his doctorate in History from Brandeis University.

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