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Fay Bound Alberti

Professor in Modern History and UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, King's College London

Cultural historian and writer, specialising on emotion, gender, medicine and the body. Professor in History and UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at King's College London, and Director of the Centre for Technology and the Body. Principal Investigator on the project Interface, that explores the meanings of the human face. Books include Matters of the Heart (2016), This Mortal Coil (2016) and A Biography of Loneliness (2019) TED speaker.


  • 2023–present
    Professor in History, King's College London


  • 2000 
    University of York , PhD in history