From business to philosophy to law, Matthew Graves has done it all. Union College is delighted to welcome him as an associate professor of business. Graves grew up in Waverly, West Virginia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a masters of business administration before attending law school. After completing his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona, he returned to West Virginia to practice law. He owned his own law firm for five years before he began teaching in the business department at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.