Alexander Kentikelenis is a social scientist with research interests in the fields of political economy, organization studies, public health, and international development. Currently, he is based at the University of Oxford, where he is a fellow of Trinity College. He is also director of research in global economic governance at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Rising Powers. Before joining Oxford, Alexander was a fellow in global social protection at Harvard University, and a research associate in political economy and sociology at the University of Cambridge. He has published extensively in leading academic journals, and is currently working on a book manuscript entitled ‘Austerity without Safety Net’ (forthcoming by Oxford University Press).