Pamela Mackenzie, M.A.
Pamela Mackenzie is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia (Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory) and a Doctoral Fellow in the interdisciplinary programme 4A Laboratory: Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics. She is working towards the completion of her dissertation on Microscope/Macrocosm: Early Modern Technology, Visualization and Representations of Nature. Her work explores visual epistemology, technologies of vision, and representations of nature in seventeenth-century scientific illustrations. She previously held a predoctoral position in Sietske Fransen’s research group Visualizing Science in Media Revolutions at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History (2019-2021). In 2019, she was a research fellow at the Royal Society of London as a Lisa Jardine grant awardee and a visiting researcher at Lincoln University's School of History and Heritage under the supervision of Dr. Anna Marie Roos. Her work is additionally supported through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and The Sansom Ideas Foundation.