Dr Maurizio Meloni
senior research fellow, University of Sheffield; author, Political Biology

Dr Maurizio Meloni is a social theorist and a sociologist of the life-sciences with strong affiliations to science and technology studies and the history of science. He is the author of Political Biology: Science and Social Values in Human Heredity from Eugenics to Epigenetics (Palgrave, 2016) and the co-editor of Biosocial Matters: Rethinking Biology-Sociology Relationships (Wiley) and the upcoming Palgrave Handbook of Biology & Society. He is currently working on a manuscript on the postgenomic body to be published by Routledge. He has benefited from several research grants, including two Marie Curie fellowships, a Fulbright scholarship, and an annual membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton