Dr. Matthew Long currently serves as the Dean of Student Services at the Petaluma Campus of Santa Rosa Junior College. Matthew has served as an out gay man in higher education for more than 20 years at both four year and two year institutions on both the east and west coasts. Matthew has earned a B.A. from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, an M.A. from the University of Maryland College Park in College Student Personnel, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Matthew is a great resource for any LGBTQ student to address issues that arise on the Petaluma campus, are interested in working in higher education, or attending institutions on the east coast. He also has oversight of the Intercultural Center at SRJC Petaluma, which supports LGBTQ students.