Elise Bohan is a doctoral student at Macquarie University’s Big History Institute. She is currently writing the first book length history of transhumanism. Her interests include: artificial intelligence, bioengineering, technological unemployment, the future of human societies, and the evolutionary future of our species. Links to transhumanist resources can be found on her website https://elisebohan.com/.
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