Joel Klein was a research fellow at our organization on three occasions. From 2012 to 2013 he worked on his dissertation, a project entitled “Chymistry, Corpuscular Medicine, and Controversy: The Ideas and Influence of Daniel Sennert.” He continued the same project from 2013 to 2014. He returned in 2017 to work on “Chymical Life in Early Modern Europe.” In addition, he served as liaison for Columbia University’s Making and Knowing project from 2014 to 2015.


Also from Joel A. Klein

Alchemy! Experiments! War! A Talk with Joel Klein

“I don't like the modern assumption that everyone in the past was stupid.” Historian of early modern science and medicine Joel Klein talks about the role historians of science should play in shaping modern perceptions, and discusses his research on influential seventeenth-century scientist Daniel Sennert.


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