Pamela MacKenzie

Thesis Title

Microscope/Macrocosm: Early Modern Technology, Visualization and Representations of Nature


Dr. Joseph Monteyne (primary), Dr. Saygin Salgirli, Dr. Genevieve Warwick

Pamela Mackenzie’s work explores visual epistemology, technologies of vision, and representations of nature in seventeenth century scientific illustrations. She holds a predoctoral researcher position with research group Visualizing Science in Media Revolutions at the Max Planck Institute – Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome. She is a Lisa Jardine awardee at the Royal Society and for the spring and summer of 2019 a visiting researcher at Lincoln University’s School of History and Heritage. Her work is additionally supported through MITACS and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).