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Staff members with discipline History of Science

Academia develops at the interface of different fields. This is one reason why the University of Groningen is home to a wide range of fields, each with a great number of subject specialists. The overview below, which is based on a standard categorization of fields, will help you find the right expert for each field. If you cannot find the expert you are looking for in this list, try searching via a related field or faculty; you may find him or her there.

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Cultural and intellectual history,  history of science, especially of the Netherlands,  history of universities
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Professor of Early Modern and Modern History
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The history of science/scientific biography; the history of political culture / citizenship; women's and gender history; history of international women's movements; (auto)biography and life writing.
prof. dr. C.W. (Mineke) Bosch
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Professor of Modern History
Theory and history of developmental psychology (esp. the Cold War popularization of Jean Piaget by American psychologists and educators), archival history (esp. Piaget's unpublished causality manuscripts), historiography, knowledge translation & indigenization / internationalization, taxonomic incommensurability, digital humanities, PsycINFO
J.T. (Jeremy) Burman, PhD
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Assistant Professor
Theory and History of Science applied to the sciences studying human beings.
prof. dr. G.C.G. (Trudy) Dehue
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Full Professor, emeritus
Public Engagement. History of universities. Eise Eisinga. History of mathematics. History of the book. Podcast.
dr. A.F.B. (Arjen) Dijkstra
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Head University Museum (a.i.), Policy Advisor
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early modern history, history of (anatomical) collections, cultural history of the body, Dutch medicine in the Enlightenment, History of alchemy and chemistry, medical humanities
dr. H.G. (Rina) Knoeff
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Associate Professor with ius promovendi
Libraries, Information Literacy, Exact sciences, Citation analysis, History of science
drs. P.J.U. (Ulco) Kooystra
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Scientific information specialist /PhD student
Development of medieval and early modern land surveying in Western Europe
D.E. (Desiree) Krikken, MA
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PhD student
Citizenship education, history of pedagogy and education policy, science and technology studies, political and continental philosophy
P.D. (Pieter) van Rees, MA
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PhD-student
Early Modern Philosophy and Science
dr. D. (Doina-Cristina) Rusu
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Postdoctoral Researcher
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Early modern philosophy (especially Spinoza and Cartesian debates), Early modern science and natural philosophy (especially debates on causation),Continental philosophy (especially Martin Heidegger and Emanuele Severino),Digital humanities and computational history of ideas,Ancient Buddhist thought
dr. A. (Andrea) Sangiacomo
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Assistant Professor
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Working in international and interdisciplinary scholarly teams and networks; experience in leading groups inside and outside the university; experience in publishing professional journals and book series; commitment to teaching.

Scholarly focus of interest:
European cultural history from antiquity through today, with a focus on religion in diverse cultural settings; Diversity of knowledge systems; Method and theory in the study of religion; Discursive study of religion; Esoteric discourses in European culture, with special emphasis on astrology and kabbalah; Religion, philosophy, and nature; Religion and secularity
prof. dr. C.K.M. (Kocku) von Stuckrad
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Professor of Religious Studies
Ruben E. Verwaal gained his PhD in the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Groningen. His research project “Blood, Sweat & Tears” focussed on the role of chemistry of bodily fluids in eighteenth-century medicine and Dutch Enlightenment culture.
dr. R.E. (Ruben) Verwaal
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PhD student
cosmology, cosmic structure formation, large scale structure of the Universe, computational geometry & topology, history of astronomy
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Professor
history and philosophy of technology; aesthetics
dr. R.M. (Ryan) Wittingslow
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Assistant Professor
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History of the design argument
History of Newtonian natural theology
History of 18th century natural theology in Britain
drs. L.B. (Lukas) Wolf
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PhD Student
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