Ongoing Research

Bücherstilleben - Schule von Madrid - 1630-40 - Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin




Nurseries of Progress: Classical Philology and the Research Seminar in Germany, 1700-1870


(First monograph) 

Based on the dissertation “Philology as a Way of Knowing”


Capturing the Stars: Gender, Science, and Labor at Yerkes Observatory, 1895–1950


(Second monograph) 

Researched and written as part of the University of Chicago’s Capturing the Stars Research Group. 

University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf6-00415, Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. Image modified by Richard Kron.
Wall of Artifacts in the Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale)


The Turn to Comparison: A New History of the Human Sciences in Germany, 1800-1950

(project in development)

More information about all projects coming soon.