About Me

Kristine Palmieri is a PhD Candidate at the University of Chicago, pursuing her degree jointly with the Committee for the Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science (CHSS) and the Department of History. She has held positions as a Predoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin), Junior Research Fellow at the Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences (Amsterdam), and Visiting International Graduate Student at the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (Toronto). 

Kris received her Master’s in Modern British and European History from Oxford University and her Bachelor’s in History from NYU. 

Kris’s research spans the history of science and knowledge in Western and Central Europe, with a focus on the human and social sciences from the early modern period to the present. She is especially interested in the history of philology in Germany from 1700-1950. Her dissertation concerns the cultural, intellectual, and institutional history of philology, identified as a way of producing new knowledge about human history and the development of mankind.