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Kathryn M Olesko

Title

Associate Professor

Department

Faculty - SFS
Publications

Publications

Books
Articles in journals
Articles in books
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Science Education in the Historical Study of the Sciences." International Handbook of Research in History, Philosophy and Science Teaching. Ed. Michael R. Matthews. Amsterdam: Springer Verlag, 2014.
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Physics and Metrology." The Oxford Handbook of the History of Physics. Ed. Jed Z. Buchwald and Robert Fox. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013: 698-718
  • Kathryn M. Olesko and Christoph Strupp. "Education: Universities and Research." The United States and Germany During the Twentieth Century: Competition and Convergence. Ed. Christof Mauch and Kiran Patel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010: 211-226
  • Kathryn M. Olesko and Christoph Strupp. "Wissen: Universität und Forschung." Wettlauf um die Moderne: Die USA und Deutschland, 1890 bis Heute. Ed. Christof Mauch and Kiran Patel. Berlin: Pantheon, 2008: 393-423
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Aesthetic Precision." Tensions: Technological and Aesthetic (Trans)formations of Society. Ed. Reinhard Heil, Andreas Kaminski, & Marcus Stippak. Bielefeld/Piscataway, NJ: transcript-Verlag/Transaction Publishers, 2006: 37-46
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Die Farbe des Lichts, Kunst als mathematische Wissenschaft, Die Vermessung des Menschen, Andreas Vesalius-Begruender modernen Anatomie, Die Revoluion der Himmelssphaeren." Göttinger Kostbarkeiten: Handschriften, Drucke und Einbände zus zehn Jahrhunderten. Ed. S. Glitsch, et al.. Göttinger Bibliotheksschriften 35. Göttingen: Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, 2006: 24-25, 32-33, 82-83, 94-95, 170-171
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Error and the Personal Equation." Oxford Guide to the History of Physics and Astronomy. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 107-108
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Alexander von Humboldt." Oxford Guide to the History of Physics and Astronomy. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 157-159
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Humboldtian Science." Oxford Guide to the History of Physics and Astronomy. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 159-162
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel." The Oxford Guide to the History of Physics and Astronomy. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005: 28-29
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "The Century of Science." A Companion to Nineteenth-Century Europe. Ed. Stefan Berger. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2005: 333-344
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "The Foundation of a Canon: Kohlrausch’s Practical Physics." Pedagogy and the Practice of Science: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Ed. David Kaiser. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005: 323-356
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Der praktische Gauss--Praezisionsmessung fuer den Alltag." „Wie die Blitz anschlägt, hat sich die Räthsel gelöst“: Carl Friedrich Gauss in Göttingen. Ed. E. Mittler. Göttingen: Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, 2005, 2005: 236-253
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "L’ innovazione istituzionale, 1870-1920." Storia della scienza. Ed. Sandro Petruccioli. v. 8º: Fisica, ed. J. L. Heilbron et al. Roma: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 2004: 334-343
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Cameralism." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 120-121
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Disciplines." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 213-214
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Error & the Personal Equation." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 271-273
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Historiography of Science." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 366-370
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Institute." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 402-404
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Kaiser Wilhelm/Max Planck Gesellschaft." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 433-434
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Marxism." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 488-489
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Modernity & Postmodernity." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 540-541
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Nazi Science." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 568-570
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Precision & Accuracy." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 672-673
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Probability & Chance." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 677-678
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Schools." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 731-733
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Science & Daily Life." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 199-200
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Seminar." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 749
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Textbook." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 796-797
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "University." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron et al.. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 812-815
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Le origini del seminario di ricerca e la fisica teorica ." Storia della scienza. Ed. Sandro Petruccioli. v. 7º: La scienza dell’Ottocento, ed. Jed Buchwald et al. Roma: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 2003: 315-326
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Art & Science." Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. John L. Helibron. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003: 45-49
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Alexander von Humboldt." The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003: 383-84
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Humboldtian Science." The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. Ed. J. L. Heilbron. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003: 384-387
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Quan els instruments es perden de vista." Obrient les caixes negres. Collecció d’instruments cientificos de la Universitat de València. Ed. José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez and Antonio García Belmar. València: Universitat de València, 2002: 21-33
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "When instruments disappear from view." Abriendo las Cajas Negras. Colección de instrumentos cientificos de la Universitat de València. Ed. José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez and Antonio García Belmar . València: Universitat de València, 2002: 409-414
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Franz Ernst Neumann (1798-1895)." Die Großen Physiker, 2 Bände, Band I: Von Aristotle bis Kelvin. Ed. K. v. Meyenn. Munich: C. S. Beck, 1997: 384-395
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Technology, Efficiency, and Gender in Evangelium Vitae." Choosing Life: A Dialogue on Evangelium Vitae. Ed. Kevin William Wildes, S.J.. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1997: 105-120
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "German Models, American Ways: The ‘New Movement’ Among American Physics Teachers, 1905-1909." German Influences on Education in the United States to 1917. Ed. H. Geitz, J. Heideking, and J. Herbst. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995: 129-153
  • Kathryn M. Olesko and Frederic L. Holmes. "The Images of Precision: Helmholtz and the Graphical Analysis of Data." The Values of Precision. Ed. M. N. Wise. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995: 198-221
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "The Meaning of Precision: The Exact Sensibility in Early-Nineteeth-Century Germany." The Values of Precision. Ed. M. N. Wise. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995: 103-134
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Franz Neumann." Die Albertus-Universität zu Königsberg und ihre Professoren: Aus Anlass der Gründung der Albertus-Universität vor 450 Jahren . Ed. D. Rauschning and D. v. Nerée . Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1995: 489-497
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Civic Culture and Calling in the Koenigsberg Period." Universalgenie Helmholtz: Rueckblick nach 100 Jahren. Ed. L. Krueger. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1994: 22-42
  • Kathryn M. Olesko and Frederic L. Holmes. "Experiment, Quantification, and Discovery: Helmholtz’s Early Physiological Experiments." Hermann von Helmholtz and the Foundations of Nineteenth-Century Science. Ed. D. Cahan. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993: 50-108
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "The Humboldtian Reforms, Economic Factors, and Discipline Shaping: The Case of the Koenigsberg Seminar." “Einsamkeit und Freiheit” Neu Besichtigt: Universitätsreformen und Disziplinenbildung in Preußen als Modell für Wissenschaftspolitik im Europa des 19. Jahrhunderts. Ed. Gert Schubring. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1991: 92-109
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "On Institutes, Investigations, and Scientific Training." The Investigative Enterprise: Experimental Physiology in Nineteenth-Century Medicine. Ed. W. Coleman and F. L. Holmes. Berkeley: Univeristy of California Press, 1988: 295-332
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Michelson and the Reform of Physics Instruction at the Naval Academy in the 1870s." The Michelson Era in American Science, 1870-1930. Ed. S. Goldberg and R. Stuewer. New York: American Institute of Physics, 1988: 111-132
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Jesuit Contributions to Physics." Encyclopedia of Jesuit History. Ed. Francisco de Borja Medina, S.J. and Charles E. O’Neill, S.J... Rome: Institutum Historicum Societatis Jesu, 1983.
Articles in conference proceedings
  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "The Pedagogical Imperative." British Society for the History of Science and the History of Science Society: Papers and Abstracts for the Joint Conference. . Ed. Ronald Numbers & J. V. Pickstone. Madison, WI: Omnipress, 1988.
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  • Kathryn M. Olesko. "Science in Germanic Europe." Cambridge History of Science, vol. 8, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, to appear in 2016.