Rebeca Ibáñez Martín (Ph.D. 2014 “cum laude” in Philosophy of Science, University of Salamanca. MA in Feminist Theory, MSc in Social Studies of Science). Rebeca is a Historian by training. Soon after her graduation moved into the field of Social Studies of Science and Feminist Theory. After earning a MA in Feminist Theory, traveled into UC Davis where she studied STS and Sociology of Knowledge at the time where the inaugurated department of STS took off (2006-2008). After two years, moved back to Madrid where she started her PhD in Nov. 2009 at the STS unit located in the Philosophy Department of the National Scientific Research Council (CCHS-CSIC) in Madrid. Rebeca defended her doctoral thesis entitled ‘Bad to eat? Empirical explorations of fat as food’ in May, 2014.
Her current research focus in the history of nutritional knowledge and practices around fats, and how different configurations in different practices of fat enact what is a ‘good’ or a ‘bad’ fat. A postdoc in the team ‘The Eating Bodies in Western Theory and Practice’ leaded by Prof. Annemarie Mol.