Marianna Szczygielska received her Ph.D. in Comparative Gender Studies from Central European University. She also holds an M.A. in Gender Studies from CEU and an M.A. in Philosophy from Adam Mickiewicz University. Her research interests include posthumanism, animal studies, queer theory, philosophy of science, and feminist STS.
Marianna's doctoral project examines how the concepts of nature, animality, and humanness have been and continue to be constructed in relation to sexuality and gender through the establishment of the modern zoological gardens.