Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine
Kaat Louckx is Assistant Professor of Science and Society at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and a member of the Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine. She works on the history and sociology of the human and social sciences, with a particular focus on the history of representations and conceptualizations of the social body (or “corps social”). Kaat is currently working on a book manuscript, The Social Body in State-istics, which focuses on the international rise of social statistics in the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Her work appeared, amongst others, in The Sociological Review, Social Science History, and Nations and Nationalism. She recently co-authored a book on the history of sociology in Belgium (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).