Megan Piorko’s research approaches the topic of 17th-century alchemical texts through the lens of material culture. She was a short-term Allington Fellow in the Beckman Center during 2017–2018 and a dissertation fellow at the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine for the 2019–2020 academic year. She was a Bibliographical Society of America New Scholar in 2019 and is published in The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. She currently serves as the communications editor for the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry and is co-organizer for the Consortium’s Early Modern Working Group. Megan completed her dissertation at Georgia State University in 2020.