Prof. Dr. Mitchell Ash


Mitchell G. Ash is Professor Emeritus of Modern History with emphasis in the History of Science at the University of Vienna, Austria (since 2016). Since 2010, he has been speaker of the university’s multidisciplinary PhD program "The Sciences in Historical, Philosophical and Cultural Contexts".

During his stay as Visiting Scholar in the GMPG Research Program, Ash is working on the repositioning of the Max Planck Society during the unification of Germany (since 1990) in the context of a larger project on the topic "Scientific Changes in Times of Political Upheaval".