Jade Luiz

Public Humanities FellowCurator of Collections at Plimoth Plantation

Jade Luiz is Curator of Collections at Plimoth Plantation and received her Ph.D. from Boston University. For her dissertation, she specialized in historical archaeology, nineteenth-century urbanism, gender, and archaeology of the senses. Her research delves into the history of
nineteenth-century prostitution, focusing on an archaeological collection from a North End brothel on Endicott Street. As a result of this research, she has several publications forthcoming including a contribution to The Historical Archaeology of Shadow and Intimate Economies which is newly in publication through University of Florida Press.