Lea Beiermann is a PhD candidate in the History Department and a member of the MUSTS research group. Her NWO-funded PhD project looks at the history of microscopy in the mid-nineteenth century. The project is supervised by Cyrus Mody, Raf De Bont and Stefanie Gänger (University of Cologne).
History of science and technology (c19th), history of print and media (c19th), media studies, crowdsourcing
Professional career history
Lea holds a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism (with distinction) and a Research MSc in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (cum laude). Her master's thesis investigated the role of London's periodical press in building a microscopy community in the late nineteenth century.