Matthew D. Schoenfeld

"Ceci n'est pas une pipe."

Ph.D. Student

Matthew D. Schoenfeld is a first-year Ph.D. student studying the labor and environmental history of death in Early America. His research looks particularly at craftspeople.


Advisor: Emma Hart


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

Research Interests

Early America and the Atlantic World; Urban Spaces; Labor and Environmental History; Death and Craftspeople; Slavery, Race, and Capitalism; Gender and the Body; Tacit Knowledge and Discipline