Anna Machin

Anna Machin is world-renowned for her pioneering work exploring the science and anthropology of fatherhood and her cross-disciplinary interpretation of human love. She is a Visiting Academic at Oxford Brookes University and is passionate about passing on the results of her research to the public.

Her first book, The Life of Dad: The Making of the Modern Father, in which she explores what happens to a man when he becomes a father, biologically, psychologically and behaviourally, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2018.

Her new book, Why We Love: The New Science Behind Our Closest Relationships, was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in January 2022.

Photo courtesy of Colin Kitchen

Books by Anna Machin