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Matthew Libassi is a researcher and educator focused on the social dimensions of natural resource use, conflict, and governance. His work is rooted in the transdisciplinary approaches of political ecology and centers on cases from Southeast Asia. Matt's current project examines the history, structure, and socio-cultural context of informal, small-scale gold mining in Indonesia.