James Christie

PhD Student

Continuing MPhil/PhD Student


Thesis Title - 'From Astrology to Aliens: A Shift in Early Modern Cosmology'

Supervisor - Guido Giglioni

Research interests
 History of Science | History of Astronomy/Astrology | Science Fiction | Astrobiology



James Christie is a historian of science with an interest in early modern astronomy and astrology. He has a BA (Hons) in Early Modern and Medieval Studies from the University of Sydney, and an MA in the Cultural and Intellectual History of Europe from The Warburg Institute. He is currently writing a PhD thesis on the connections between astrology and the extraterrestrial life debate in the 17th century.