Matthew D. Schoenfeld

"Ceci n'est pas une pipe."

Ph.D. Student

Gondos-Beers Graduate Fellow 2022-2023

Matthew D. Schoenfeld is a second-year Ph.D. student studying the labor history of death in Early America. His research looks at questions of gender, race, and the body.


Advisor: Emma Hart


B.A., History, Lafayette College (2020)

Research Interests

Early America and the Atlantic World; Urban Spaces; Labor History; Histories of Death; Craftspeople and Artisans; Slavery, Race, and Capitalism; Gender and the Body