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Michael Bess
Chancellor's Professor of History and Professor of European Studies, Vanderbilt University

Michael Bess is professor of history and of European studies at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. His latest book is Our Grandchildren Redesigned: Life in the Bioengineered Society of the Near Future (2016), published in the UK as Make Way for the Superhumans.

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