Lucía Lewowicz has taught at the University of the Republic in Uruguay since 1987 and became a full professor in 2009. She was director of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science for 10 years and today is department head. She has taught more than 10 lectures in Europe and the Americas and organized two international congresses, one in Uruguay and another in Germany.

Although she works in the fields of history of science and philosophy of science, her academic formation is as a philosopher. She is the author of three books and more than 60 articles and reviews. She has won two national awards, one in philosophy and another in scientific research and popularization, both given by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay. She has also won an Alexander von Humboldt Scholarship that allowed her to work for a year at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.