|Alma mater||University of London|
|Institutions||Indiana University Bloomington|
|Thesis||A study of relations between scientific theories: a test of the general correspondence principle (1969)|
|History and philosophy of science|
She worked since 1981 as a Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Indiana University and is now an Emeritus Professorship. She was editor-in-chief of the journal (1999-2004) Philosophy of Science, her election as a Fellow, in 1999, by American Association for the Advancement of Science and her being Editor-in-Chief of The New Dictionary of Scientific Biography (2004-2008). She is also a novelist.