Hannah Landecker

Hannah Landecker holds a joint appointment in the Life and Social Sciences at the University of California Los Angeles as a Professor in the Department of Sociology and the Institute for Society and Genetics. She is a historian and sociologist of the life sciences and biotechnology after 1850, with research interests in biological problems contoured by industrialization and modern life. The anthropogenic “biology of history” that she studies includes antimicrobial resistance, metabolic and epigenetic disorder, and enzyme engineering. She has been a Senior Editor at BioSocieties since 2019.