Program of Liberal Studies &
Program in History and Philosophy of Science
B.Sc., B.A., University of Canterbury; M.A., Ph.D., Warburg Institute, University of London
Areas of Specialisation: Renaissance Science; History of Magic. Current Book Projects: A study of the optical papers of Thomas Harriot, and a translation of Pietro Pomponazzi's De incantationibus. Recently published monograph: Defending Hypatia: Ramus, Savile, and the Renaissance Rediscovery of Mathematical History. Recent articles include: "Pythagoras in Paris: Petrus Ramus Imagines the Prehistory of Mathematics," and "Chymicorum in morem:Refraction, matter theory and secrecy in the Harriot-Kepler correspondence."