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Matthew Aiello

Matthew Aiello


Fisher-Bennett Hall 315

Matthew Aiello is a third-year Ph.D. student in English at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated with a BA in English (Honors) from Stanford University in 2015 before going on to earn a Masters in English (650-1550) from the University of Oxford in 2016. In 2016-17, Matthew was an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Post-Classical Latin at UCLA. His current research focuses on trauma, colonialism, and manuscript studies in early England (c.1000-1270). 


I have been one of the coordinators for the Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) working group since 2018, as well as the Palaeography Reading Group. Get in touch with me if you’d like to be added to either listserv. 

Articles and Book Chapters

"(Re)Counting Rape in Alfred's Domboc and Early English Law" in Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2017)