- Curriculum Vitae
- SBS S-345
- Research Interests
- Early modern Europe; the histories of science and medicine; environmental history and geography; European expansion and cross-cultural encounters; the history of religion, magic, and witchcraft.
Current projects include one on the role of naturalists' family members (especially wives, sons, and daughters) in generating knowledge about the natural world from the Renaissance through the Enlightenment, and a broader investigation of ideas of health, environment, and occupation in early modern Europe.
- Scholarly Works
- Inventing the Indigenous: Local Knowledge and Natural History in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2007)