Bowman recieved a B.A. at the University of Utah in 2002, and a M.A. in American history in 2004. In 2011 he recieved a Ph.D. American religious history at Georgetown University. Bowman began teaching at Hampden Sydney College in the fall of 2011.
- The Urban Pulpit: Evangelicals and the City in New York, 1880–1930 (Dissertation)
- The Mormon People: The Making of an American Faith. Random House. 2012. ISBN 9780679644910.
Matthew Bowman received his Ph.D. in American religious history from Georgetown University in May 2011, and a master’s in American history from the University of Utah. His dissertation, “The Urban Pulpit: Evangelicals and the City in New York, 1880–1930,” was funded by the prestigious Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. His work on American evangelicism and Mormonism has appeared in, among other places, Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation, Journal of the Early Republic, and The New Republic. The associate editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, Matthew Bowman teaches at Hampden-Sydney College.