Dr Natasha Szuhan

ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Research interests

Dr Szuhan’s research interests lie broadly within and around the history of science, technology and medicine and modern transnational social and political history. Her current research investigates reproductive and contraceptive technologies, women’s health, fertility and infertility, the standardisation and regulation of medico-scientific technologies, drug refinement and development, the safety, efficacy and legitimacy of medical technology, and physicians’ perspectives on health and disease. 



Natasha Szuhan completed a PhD in History at the University of Melbourne in 2017.

Since then, has taught across deep, modern and contemporary history, history and philosophy of science, technology and medicine, sociology, cultural studies and political sciences at the Australian National University, Shanghai University and the University of Melbourne.

She has completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the medical humanities with the University of Strathclyde and Shanghai University. 

Her first book The Family Planning Association and Contraceptive Technology in Mid-Twentieth Century Britain is in press at Palgrave Macmillan for mid-2022 publication. 


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