Edna bonhomme is a historian of science, lecturer, and writer whose work interrogates the archaeology of (post)colonial science, embodiment, and surveillance in North Africa and within the African diaspora. A central question of her work asks: what makes people sick? Edna earned her PhD in History from Princeton University in 2017. She is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and currently lives in Berlin, Germany and she has taught courses at Humboldt University, Bard College Berlin, and Drexel University. She has written for Aljazeera, The Baffler, The Nation, Africa is a Country, and other publications. You can follow her on Twitter at jacobinoire.