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Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

I conduct comparative historical research that lies at the intersection of sociology, political science, and global health. I am the author of Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press, 2017). I have served as a consultant to UNDP and the World Bank (as Specialist on the Political Economy of Health Reform) and am recipient of two Fulbright awards and the Henry Luce Scholarship. I hold a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and received my doctorate in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I currently serve as Associate Editor at Social Science and Medicine and am a member of the ASA Sociology of Development Section governing Council. My work has been featured in the Washington Post, the Asia Times, and the Bangkok Post.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University


  • 2012 
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, PhD Sociology


Henry Luce Scholarship, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Award, Fulbright All Disciplines Fellowship, Gitner Award for Distinguished Teaching