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Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership - Student Profiles



Susanne Schmidt completed her PhD in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, where she studied the history of the "midlife crisis." She was a fellow of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), and Kurt Hahn Trust. Visiting Predoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (summer 2016) and Visiting Fellow at the Department of the History of Science, Harvard University (2015-16). Previously predoctoral research associate (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at Humboldt University Berlin.

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Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Professor Nick Hopwood
Advisor: Professor Peter Mandler
College: Clare College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: The midlife crisis, gender, and social science in the United States, 1970–2000
Email: sas92 at
 Susanne  Schmidt