M. Susan Lindee
Janice and Julian Bers Professor of the History and Sociology of Science
Lindee has been Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Visiting Professor, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan; Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, Penn Arts & Sciences; and Department Chair. She is currently Chair of the Board of the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, which successfully matched its NEH challenge grant and has a new endowment; and she is Diversity Search Adviser for the Social Sciences in Penn Arts & Sciences.
Lindee has a book manuscript, Rational Fog, under review at Harvard University Press, and is developing a co-edited volume with Warwick Anderson, with a working title of Oceanic Genealogies:Pacific Currents in the History of Human Genetics. In November 2017, she was Ship’s Historian for a Lindblad cruise of the Galapagos Islands.
Lindee worked as a journalist for ten years prior to earning her Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science from Cornell University and joining Penn’s faculty in 1990.