Stephanie is Communications Editor and Research Scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG). She works on the Institute's press and communications, including coordinating the redesign of the website and intranet (relaunched in 2017), internal communications, social media, and public outreach including exhibitions and events in Berlin. This has included the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (June 2018), based at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Max-Planck-Tag in Berlin (September 2018). Stephanie also curates, edits, and supports communication for the Sphaera and Reading Early English Medicine database projects.
Stephanie has a BSc (Hons) in Biology (2009, University of York, UK) and an MSc with Distinction in Science and Technology Studies (2013, University College London), where she specialized in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. She wrote her MSc thesis on nineteenth-century visual depictions and public communication of nature.
Before joining the MPIWG, Stephanie worked as an Editor at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich. She has also worked as an editor of tourist information at UNESCO heritage sites in China, assisted in coordinating English-language heritage education projects for the Chinese Society for Education (CSE), and is a freelance editor for several environmental humanities journals including Environmental Values and Environment and History by White Horse Press.
Presentations, Talks, & Teaching Activities
Max Delbrück Center, Berlin-Buch
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference 2017, Zagreb, Croatia
British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Postgraduate Conference, University of Cambridge