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Megan Piorko

Megan Piorko’s scholarship focuses on 17th-century alchemical texts, material and visual culture of the book, and alchemical ciphers. She has held many research fellowships including a short-term fellowship at the Beckman Center in 2017–2018, a travel fellowship from the Renaissance Society of America in 2018, and a dissertation fellowship at the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine for the 2019–2020 academic year. She was the Pantzer New Scholar for the Bibliographical Society of America in 2019 and is published in The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. Megan completed her PhD in history at Georgia State University in 2020.

More from Megan Piorko

Illustration of a nude male figure standing within a disc. There are illustrated clouds in the background.

A Tale of Two Editions

Material evidence for a Frankfurt second edition of ‘Utriusque cosmi maioris.’