Griet Vandermassen (b. 1970) studied Germanic philology and philosophy at Ghent University. She has been a freelance writer for De Morgen, a daily newspaper, and is a columnist for De Standaard, another daily newspaper. She gained her doctorate in philosophy with a thesis on the conflict between feminist and Darwinian views of human nature and of sexual difference. Her interests include philosophy of science, evolutionary biology, evolutionary psychology and feminist theory. Back in 2009, together with Chris Buskes and Ranne Hovius, she published ‘In Darwin’s Words. Life, work and thought of Charles Darwin’.