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Ted Schrecker

Ted Schrecker is Professor of Global Health Policy in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University, where he moved from Canada in June, 2013. A political scientist by background, he taught that discipline as well as environmental studies and population health and health policy at three Canadian universities before moving to the UK.  His current research emphasises the political economy of health and issues at the interface of science, ethics, law and public policy.  Among his publications, he is co-author of How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics (Palgrave, 2015) and Fatal Indifference: The G8, Africa and Global Health (University of Cape Town Press, 2004) and editor of the Research Companion to the Globalization of Health (Ashgate, 2012).  Ted is currently writing a text on Global Health in the Neoliberal Era: Critical Perspectives for Polity Press, and co-editing the Handbook on Global Health Politics for Edward Elgar. His research has been published in journals including Social Science & Medicine, Health & Place, Health Policy & Planning, Critical Public Health, Globalization and Health and Global Public Health, and he serves as co-editor of the Journal of Public Health.