Board of Directors
The Institute comprises three departments under the direction of Jürgen Renn (I), Lorraine Daston (II), and Dagmar Schäfer (III). Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, who headed Department III from 1995 to 2014, remains at the MPIWG as Emeritus. The three directors administer the Institute collectively; the position of Executive Director rotates every two to three years. Dagmar Schäfer has served as Executive Director since July 1, 2019.