Matthew Aiello graduated from Stanford in June of 2015 with a B.A.H. in English Literature and a focus in Medieval Studies. He completed a Masters degree in Medieval English at Worcester College, University of Oxford in 2016 and a Latin Fellowship at UCLA in 2017. He is about to complete his doctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania, exploring Early English texts from the perspective of trauma theory. He worked on "Global Currents" for most of its duration. He is afraid of butterflies.