Susan Squier received her education at Princeton University and Stanford University. She is Brill Professor of Women's Studies and English at The Pennsylvania State University, where she directs the Science, Medicine, Technology in Culture program. Research Interests: cultural studies of science and medicine; feminist theory; modernism. Major Publications: Virginia Woolf and London: The Sexual Politics of the City
(1985); Babies in Bottles: Twentieth Century Visions of Reproductive Technology
(1994); Women Writers and the City: Essays in Feminist Literary Criticism
(1984); Arms and the Woman: War, Gender, and Literary Representation
(1989); Playing Dolly: Technocultural Formations, Fantasies, and Fictions of Assisted Reproduction
(1999); Communities of the Air: Radio Century, Radio Culture
(Duke University Press, 2003), and Liminal Lives: Imagining the Human at the Frontiers of Biomedicine
(Duke University Press, 2004). She was scholar in residence at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study and Conference Center (February-March 2001), Visiting Distinguished Fellow, LaTrobe University, Melbourne Australia (1992) and Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, Melbourne, Australia (1990-1991). She is Editorial Board member of the Journal of Medical Humanities, and Executive Board member and past President of the Society for Literature and Science. In Summer 2002, she co-directed (with Anne Hunsaker Hawkins) the NEH Summer Institute, "Medicine, Literature, and Culture," held at the Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center.