Dr. Joan Haran

Dr. Haran is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University in the UK. She co-authored Human Cloning in the Media: From Science Fiction to Science Practice (Routledge 2008). Her research interests include gender, technoscience and representation, and critical and everyday utopias. She is currently working on a monograph, Genomic Fictions: Genes, Gender and Genre and, jointly with Dr Ildney Cavalcanti of the Federal University of Alagoas, Maceio, Brazil, a Portuguese / English bilingual anthology of utopian and science fiction dealing with gender and science. She will be working with FMS as a fellow in 2015.