Profile profile for FrederickFrostK

Kristen Frederick-Frost


B.S., Bates College
M.Sc., University of Oxford
Ph.D., Dartmouth College

Research Specialties: 

The history of physics and chemistry, with a focus on laboratory instrumentation and notebooks.



  • The early history of forensic science at government laboratories.
  • The history of the National Bureau of Standards/National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Priority disputes concerning the rare earth elements 71 and 72.
  • Henry Moseley’s X-ray spectroscopy
Professional Affiliations: 
  • National Council on Public History
  • History of Science Society