Matilda obtained her PhD in ethnology at Umeå university in 2017 for the dissertation Hållbarhet till middag (Sustainability for dinner). The PhD project focused on how sustainability is understood and transformed into meaningful practices in everyday life. The study discussed consumption of organic, vegetarian and locally produced food, amongst other themes.
Currently, Matilda teaches at the School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts within fields as ethnographic methods and food culture. Her research interests are sustainable living, sustainable consumption, food storage and practice theory.