Caylin Carbonell

Ph.D. Student (ABD)

Advisor: Karin Wulf
Current Research: Early America; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Slavery and Unfree Labor
Website: https://twitter.com/caycarbs

Bio

Caylin Carbonell is a PhD candidate whose work focuses on gender, race, and social hierarchies in early America. Her dissertation, "Fraught Labor, Fragile Authority: Households in Motion in Early New England" centers the Native, African, and Anglo-American dependents that lived and labored across early New England households. By focusing on the micro-scale of human interactions, her dissertation demonstrates how marginalized women and men were agents, their everyday decisions and actions shaping the economies of which they were a part. Prior to her doctoral work, Caylin graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bates College in 2012 and went on to receive her Master of Arts degree from William & Mary in 2015.