Benjamin Schneider (University of Oxford)

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Ben Schneider is a DPhil Student in the Faculty of History at the University of Oxford. His doctoral research examines the impact of technological change on working lives in Britain and America from c. 1750–1900 using the case studies of spinning and transport. His main research interests are the history of work, measuring the quality of occupations, and the political economy of technological change. He holds a BA in History and Politics from Cornell University and an MSc in Economic and Social History from the University of Oxford.