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Allison Kavey
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center|John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Phone: 212.237.8819
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests: Renaissance and early modern history of natural philosophy, cultural and intellectual history, history of medicine, history of gender and sexuality
Selected Publications

Lester D. Friedman and Allison Kavey, Monstrous Progeny: a history of the Frankentein Narratives (Rutgers University Press, 2017)
Allison B. Kavey and Elizabeth Ketner (Eds), Imagining Early Modern Histories (Ashgate, now Routledge, 2017).
 “A Short History of Love, or Why We Should Teach the History of Epidemics,” in Health and Humanities Reader, eds. Jones, Wear, and Friedman (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012).

Books of Secrets: natural philosophy in England, 1550-1600, University of Illinois Press, 2007.



Editor: World-Building and the Early Modern Imagination, Palgrave, 2010.




Current Research
The magical cosmogony in Agrippa von Nettesheim's De Occulta Philosophia Libri Tres