Susannah Gibson

Dr Susannah Gibson is an Affiliated Scholar of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. She holds a Ph.D. from Cambridge on the history of the life sciences of the eighteenth century, a master’s degree in the history of nineteenth-century science, and a bachelor’s degree in experimental physics.

She is the author of two books: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?, and The Spirit of Inquiry (both OUP). She is now working on her first trade book project, a book about women’s lives in the eighteenth century, to be published by John Murray in the UK and W. W. Norton in the US.