Reut Ullman is a Ph.D. candidate in Columbia’s History Department focusing on Early Modern and Imperial Russia. Ullman’s research explores the intersection of politics, philosophy, and science in eighteenth-century Russia. Her dissertation investigates the nascence of Russian science and the burgeoning of a distinct scientific culture on Russian soil before and during the founding of the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. Her research interests include the histories of proto-industrial processes and technologies; Cameralism;
Ullman’s research has been generously supported by the Harriman Institute through the PepsiCo Travel fellowships and the Philip E. Mosely and John H. Backer Junior Fellowship.