She has held various post-doctoral fellowships, including at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, and most recently taught at Michigan State University. Barberis is currently working on a book on the development of French epistemology in the late 19th, early
Ph.D. Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, The University of Chicago.
M.A. Social Anthropology, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
B.A. Social Anthropology, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND COLLOQUIA
“Review of Jan Goldstein, Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux.” Isis, 102 (1), 2011.
“Review of Wiktor Stoczkowski, Anthropologies Rédemptrices: Le monde selon Lévi-Strauss.” Isis, 101 (1), 2010.
“Science, Society, and the Individual: Modern Social Problems, Citizenship, and Democracy in Third Republic France.” Cheiron: The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, June 25-28, 2009.
“French philosophy, Émile Boutroux, and the History of the Mind.” Origins: The Historical Sciences in the Age of Darwin, Workshop sponsored by the University of Chicago and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in celebration of the Darwin Year 2009, The University of Chicago, June 5-6, 2009.
“The Construction of the Social or, What is the ‘Social’ in ‘Social Construction’?” Midwest Junto for the History of Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, April 13-15, 2007.
"Transforming the Masses into Citizens: A Clash between Sociology and Philosophy.” History of Technology and Science (HOTS) Colloquium Series, Iowa State University, March 22, 2007.
“La crise française de la métaphysique allemande: philosophy of science in the Revue de métaphysique et de morale.” Sixth Congress of HOPOS, the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, Paris, France, June 14-18, 2006.
“Visiting the ‘Prussian Schoolmaster’: French Philosophers on Study Missions to Germany.” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 3-6, 2005.
Workshop and Panel Discussion on “Durkheim and the Disciplines.” The 2003-2006 Mellon Project at the University of Chicago: “New Perspectives on the Disciplines: Comparative Studies in Higher Education.” Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Franke Institute for the Humanities. Franke Institute for the Humanities, The University of Chicago, December 3,2004.
“From ‘evolutionist’ to ‘spiritualist’: Durkheim’s early career trajectory.” Cheiron: The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences, XXXVI Annual Meeting, Akron, Ohio, June 17-20, 2004.
“Magnetic Phenomena, Therapeutic Practice, and Public Experiments in Nineteenth Century Europe” Slought Foundation, “Animal Magnetism and After: A Symposium,” Philadelphia, April 3, 2004.
“Review of Helen E. Longino, The Fate of Knowledge.” Isis, 95 (3), 2004.
“In Search of an Object: Organicist Sociology and the Reality of Society in Fin-de-Siècle France.” History of the Human Sciences, 16 (2003): 51-72.
“Moral Education for the Elite of Democracy: The classe de philosophie Between Sociology and Philosophy.” Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 38 (2002): 355-369.
“Charcot’s femme machine: Mechanistic Psychology and the Female Hypnotized Subject.” Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 28 (2002): 27-34.
“Changing Practices of Commemoration in Neurology: Comparing Charcot's 1925 and 1993 Centennials.” Osiris, 14 (1999): 102-117. Commemorative Practices in Science: Historical Perspectives on the Politics of Collective Memory. Edited by Pnina G. Abir-Am and Clark A. Elliot.