California Institute of Technology
Einstein Papers Project

Who We Are

Group Photos Diana Buchwald A.J. Kox Rudy Hirschmann Ze'ev Rosenkranz Dennis Lehmkuhl Jenny Nollar James Dan J. Kennefick Emily Araújo Mara Julseth

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

Current Editors & Staff

Diana Kormos Buchwald, Director & General Editor, Robert M. Abbey 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.
(diana_buchwald AT caltech.edu)

Ze'ev Rosenkranz, Senior Editor & Assistant Director, past Curator of the Albert Einstein Archives, Jerusalem. Archivist and historian, he works on materials pertaining to Einstein's family correspondence and to Jewish and political issues.
(zeev AT einstein.caltech.edu)

Emily de Araújo, Assistant Editor & Public Relations Administrator. Trained in Fine Arts, she gathers and processes images used in the CPAE. Other work includes website management, outreach and providing support for financial oversight of the project.
(emilya AT caltech.edu)

Sinikka (Sini) Elvington, Assistant Editor & Office Manager. Involved in all aspects of editorial work for both documentary edition and translation volumes. Handles accessioning to our shared archival database and maintains daily office operations. 
(elvington AT caltech.edu)

Rudy Hirschmann, IT Manager. Software engineer and literary historian, he is responsible for the technical infrastructure of the project and assists in production work.
(rudyhi AT einstein.caltech.edu)

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.
(jenny AT einstein.caltech.edu)

Current Collaborators

József Illy, Senior Editor & Visiting Associate in History at Caltech. Historian of science, he is mainly occupied with annotating Einstein's correspondence and various scientific writings with special expertise related to Einstein’s patent work.
(illy AT einstein.caltech.edu)

Daniel Kennefick, Scientific Editor & Associate 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.
(danielk AT einstein.caltech.edu)

A. J. Kox, Senior Editor & Visiting Associate in History at Caltech, Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam. A historian of physics, he has been co-editor of Volumes 3-15 of the CPAE, devoting over three decades of scholarship to the project.
(ajk AT einstein.caltech.edu)

Dennis Lehmkuhl, Scientific Editor & Lichtenberg Professor of History and Philosophy of Physics at the University of Bonn. Philosopher of science, he works on scientific annotation of relativistic materials and unified field theory.
(dennis.lehmkuhl AT uni-bonn.de)

Nurit Lifshitz, Research Associate, an independent archivist carrying out archival and library research for the project.
(nurit AT caltech.edu)

Tilman Sauer, Scientific Editor & Professor of History of Mathematics and of Science at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz & Visiting Associate in History at Caltech. He works on scientific annotation of relativistic materials and unified field theory.

Barbara Wolff, Editorial and Research Assistant, after a long tenure at the Albert Einstein Archives, she continues to carry out archival and library research on behalf of the project.
(barbaraw AT mail.huji.ac.il)

Translators
William Brewer, Steven Rendall

Research and IT Assistants

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

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