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Franziska Kohlt

Dr Franziska Kohlt is an interdisciplinary scholar, writer and communicator in history of science, literature, and science communication, currently Leverhulme Research Fellow in History of Science at the University of Leeds. Her doctorate at Brasenose College, Oxford, investigated the emergence of Victorian Fantastic Literature and Psychology as sister phenomena. Fran regularly appears on international radio and television, and has curated award-winning exhibitions (on Insects, and Automata). She is the Editor of the Lewis Carroll Review and inaugural Carrollian Fellow at USC. When she isn’t engaged in academic work, she sings Gilbert& Sullivan operettas, practices historical fencing, and is an avid gardener.