California Institute of Technology
Einstein Papers Project

Who We Are

Current Editors & Staff

Our international scholars and support staff collect, transcribe, annotate, and publish The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein.

Diana Kormos Buchwald, Director & General Editor, Professor of History at Caltech. A historian of modern physical science, she serves as co-editor of the documentary edition, and has overall responsibility for the running of the project, fundraising, and the English language translation project.
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Ze'ev Rosenkranz, Senior Editor & Assistant Director, past Curator of the Albert Einstein Archives, Jerusalem. Archivist and historian, he is working on the materials pertaining to Einstein's family correspondence and to Jewish and political issues.
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Dennis Lehmkuhl, Scientific Editor and Research Assistant Professor in History and Philosophy of Science at Caltech. He works on the scientific annotation, especially on relativistic materials and unified field theory.
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Emily de Araújo, Assistant Editor, Executive Project Assistant. Office and outreach manager. Focused on all aspects of images used in our volumes: facsimiles, textual and diagrammatic, and photographic illustrations.
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Sinikka (Sini) Elvington, Research Project Administrative & Editorial Assistant. Assists in all administrative and editorial processes.
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Rudy Hirschmann, IT Manager. Software engineer and literary historian, he is responsible for the technical infrastructure of the project and assists in production work.
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József Illy, Senior Editor and Visiting Associate in History. Historian of science, he is mainly occupied with annotating Einstein's correspondence and various scientific writings.
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Jennifer Nollar James, Associate Editor, serves as managing co-editor of the English Translation volumes of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein and manages workflow of CPAE original documentary edition, while providing support through historical research and organization of all archival and research materials.
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Daniel Kennefick, Scientific Editor and Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of Arkansas. Physicist and historian of science specializing in gravitational waves, he works on the scientific annotation of relativistic materials.
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A. J. Kox, Senior Editor and Visiting Associate in History, Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam. A historian of physics, he has been co-editor of Volumes 3-15.
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Nurit Lifshitz, Research Associate, carries out archival and library research.
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Issachar Unna, Associate Editor and Visiting Researcher, is Emeritus Professor of Physics, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and assists in scientific research.
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Barbara Wolff, Editorial and Research Assistant, carries out archival and library research.
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William Brewer, Ann M. Hentschel, Steven Rendall

Research and IT Assistants

Melissa Büttner (LMU Munich), Mara Julseth (Humboldt University, Berlin), Claus Spenninger (LMU Munich)