School of History, Technology & Society, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts
Professor Macrakis received her Ph.D. in the history of science from Harvard University. She teaches courses in the history of science, Nazi Germany and espionage. Her books include Surviving the Swastika: Scientific Research in Nazi Germany (Oxford, 1993), Science Under Socialism: East Germany in Comparative Perspective (Harvard, 1997), East German Foreign Intelligence (Routledge, 2010) and Seduced by Secrets: Inside the Stasi's Spy-Tech World (Cambridge, 2008). Her new book: Prisoners, Lovers and Spies: the Story of Invisible Ink from Ancient to Modern Times, will be published by Yale in January 2014.