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University of Oklahoma
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anatomy, reproduction, astronomy, cosmology, history of the book, science education, translation, cross cultural exchange
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Recent Publications

Adam and Eve in the Protestant Reformation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010); paperback edition 2013.

“Sexual Difference,” in Ulinka Rublack (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Protestant Reformation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 667-687.

“From Seven Sins to Lutheran Devils: Sin and Social Order in an Age of Confessionalization,” in Patrick Gilli (ed.), La pathologie du pouvoir: vices, crimes et délits des gouvernants: Antiquité, Moyen Âge, époque moderne (Leiden: Brill, 2016), pp. 485-524.

With Ashley Nicole McCray, Leila McNeill, Amy Rodgers and Blair Stein, “The Book Everybody Read: Vernacular Translations of Sacrobosco’s Sphere in the Sixteenth Century” Journal for the History of Astronomy 46 (2015): 4-28,

“The Scientific Revolution” in Hamish Scott (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern Europe, Volume II, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 56-80.

“The Lutheran Book of Nature,” in David Hawkes and Richard Newhauser (eds.), The Book of Nature and Humanity in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Arizona Studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 29 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2013), pp. 19-39.

With Peter Barker, “Training the Intelligent Eye: Understanding Illustrations in Early Modern Astronomy Texts,” Isis (September 2013), Vol. 104, No. 3: 429-470.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Germany, Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
Medieval, Pre-17th century, Early Modern
Expertise by Topic
Family, Gender, Medicine, Race, Science, Sexuality, Religion, Women