Deborah Harkness

Deborah Harkness specializes in the history of science and medicine as a scholar and writer. Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships are among the honors she has received. Her most recent scholarly publication is The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution, which she is currently a professor of history at the University of Southern California. It's her debut novel, and it's a good one.