- History of the book
- Processes of making
- Early modern science
- History of information
- English translation of Helmut Zedelmaier, "Excerpting," in Information: A Historical Companion, edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton, Princeton 2021.
Ashley Gonik is a PhD candidate in History at Harvard University. She is a book historian interested in early printing techniques and text–image relationships. Her dissertation, advised by Ann Blair, examines printed tables across a wide array of humanistic and scientific genres. This research has been previously funded by the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti and a Nottebohm Research Fellowship in Antwerp. She co-organized the Harvard-Yale Graduate Conference in Book History (2019) and co-coordinated the Early Modern Workshop on campus (2018–2020). She also undertook a Pforzheimer Fellowship in the Harvard Map Collection in the summer of 2018. She received an MA in History of Art at the University of York (2016), and she holds a BA in History with a minor in Jewish Studies from the University of California, Berkeley (2015). She is currently at the Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History in a predoctoral position in the research group "Visualizing Science in Media Revolutions" led by Sietske Fransen.