Leonie Hannan

24 February 2014

Leonie Hannan

Dr Leonie Hannan is an historian of eighteenth-century gender, epistolary and material culture and a museum professional.

Her current research uses material and textual evidence to explore the practice of scientific enquiry as it took place in the eighteenth-century home, focusing on activities such as collecting, experimenting, and theorising.

As lead researcher on the 100 Hours project, Leonie coordinates and synthesises the project team’s collaborative research, the results of which are documented on the project website

Leonie is currently co-editing a book entitled Gender, Material Culture in Britain since 1600, which is forthcoming with Palgrave MacMillan in January 2015.