Katya Maslakowski

Katya Maslakowski is a historian of Modern Britain. Her current research focuses on the afterlife of torture, interrogation, intelligence, and surveillance within the British Empire and the Metropole from the late nineteenth century through decolonization. Much of her research is informed by Science and Technologies Studies, with a particular focus on the History of Medicine. Outside of the department, she participates in Northwestern’s interdisciplinary clusters in British Studies, and in Science and Human Culture. Before coming to Northwestern Katya earned an MA at Loyola University of Chicago in British History, and an MA from the University of Chicago in History of Religions.