Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Research Interests: Renaissance and early modern history of natural philosophy, cultural and intellectual history, history of medicine, history of gender and sexuality
Books of Secrets: natural philosophy in England, 1550-1600, University of Illinois Press, 2007.
Editor: World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination, Palgrave, 2010.
The magical cosmogony in Agrippa von Nettesheim's De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres