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Lauren Greenspan

Lauren Greenspan recently received her PhD in theoretical physics and is interested in interdisciplinary intersections of science and society. She has published several papers on the topic of numerical holography. Her current professional interests include the communication of science and math for a popular audience and the role of dualities in physics. After graduating from Gallatin in 2009, Lauren participated in the Perimeter Scholars International MSc program at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics before completing her doctorate at the University of Porto.

Teaching and Research Interests

physics; science and math education; science writing; creative nonfiction; history of science; science and society

Lauren Greenspan


B.A. Individualized Study, New York University, 2009
M.Sc., Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, 2011
Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, University of Porto, 2017


2017 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Science/Fiction