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History of science educator

Giovanna Cleonice Cifoletti, Italian history of science educator. Fulbright Foundation fellow, 1982-1983, Jean Monnet fellow European Union, 1988-1989, Wolfenbüttel fellow, 1991, Max Planck Institute Wissenschaftgeschichte, 1998. Member History of Science Society, International Society for History of Rhetoric.


Cifoletti, Giovanna Cleonice was born on April 28, 1952 in Milan, Italy. Daughter of Carlo and Maria (Tanner) Cifoletti.


Graduate, University Milan, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, University Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Princeton University, 1992.


Fellow mathematics department University Aarhus, Denmark, 1977-1978. Fellow, lecturer University Montreal, 1978-1982, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1983-1988. Fellow European University, Florence, Italy, 1988-1989, Italian Ministry Education, Paris, 1989-1991.

Visiting professor University Siene, Italy, 1991-1992. Fellow Center National du Livre, Paris, 1992-1993. Professor lyceum Italian Ministry Education, Milan, 1993-1994.

Associate professor Ecole Hautes Etudies en Science Sociales, Paris, since 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Author: La Methode de Fermat son Statut et Sa Diffusion, 1990, (exhibit and catalog of 16th century books) Subtilior Arithmetica ou Une Science Brieve et Claire, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member History of Science Society, International Society for History of Rhetoric.


  • Other Interests

    Classical music, jazz, folk dance.


1 child, Adina.

Carlo Cifoletti

Maria (Tanner) Cifoletti

Adina Cifoletti