Sophia Roosth

SHE/HERis an anthropologist who writes about the contemporary life and earth sciences. She is the author of Synthetic: How Life Got Made, an ethnography of synthetic biologists that documents the profound shifts biology has undergone in the post-genomic age. She is a Max Planck Society Sabbatical Award Laureate, and her work has also been supported by a Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin, as well as fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.