Freelance historian, researcher and writer


Laura DawesI am a freelance writer and historian of medicine, and hold a PhD from Harvard University. I offer historical consultancy services, lectures, and historical research and writing, especially on science and medicine. My particular specialization is in the social history of medicine – how are diseases understood and how do people deal with being sick?

I am based in Australia and take projects from around the world.

I am represented by Patrick Conville, of Conville and Walsh Literary Agency.

ABN/Australian Business Number: 27832586613