Matthew Ferrence is running for PA State Representative in HD-6, located in Crawford and Erie Counties. Matt has lived in a number of places over the years, but grew up in Indiana County, PA on his parents’ farm.
He received a Bachelors in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, followed by a Masters in Fine Arts from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD from West Virginia University. He is currently an associate English professor at Allegheny College and has written two books about Appalachia (which includes Pennsylvania). Matt currently lives with his wife, Jennifer, and two sons in Meadville, PA.