Diane Greco Josefowicz

Diane Greco Josefowicz



100 Bay State Road, Room 326

Fall Office Hours

Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
By appointment


1999 Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (History of Science, Technology & Medicine)
2008 M.F.A. Columbia University (Fiction)
1993 B.A. Brown University (English & American Literature; Philosophy)


Diane Greco Josefowicz has a B. A., from Brown University, a PhD in the history of science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.F.A. from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She is author, with Jed Z. Buchwald of the California Institute of Technology, of The Zodiac of Paris (Princeton UP, 2010), an account of the fortunes of an ancient, Egyptian bas-relief ceiling smuggled into nineteenth-century Paris where it caused a controversy between scientists and religious fundamentalists.

The author of the pioneering Cyborg Web, she worked for many years as an editor at Eastgate Systems, the premier hypertext publisher in the United States. Her award-winning fiction, essays and articles have appeared in national publications such as Conjunctions, Fence, and Poets & Writers Magazine, and her scholarly articles and reviews appear regularly in Isis and Perspectives on Science, among others. She is the Science and Technology editor of The Victorian Web (http://www.victorianweb.org).

Find out more about her scholarly and creative work at http://bu.academia.edu/DianeJosefowicz

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