Sophie Plagerson

Senior research fellow at the Centre for Social Development in Africa, University of Johannesburg

Sophie Plagerson is a senior researcher at the Centre for Social Development in Africa, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Past projects include research on social protection and social justice, mental health, state-citizen relations.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Senior Research Associate, Centre for Social Development in Africa (University of Johannesburg)
  • 2009–2011
    Postdoctoral researcher, Centre for Social Development in Africa (University of Johannesburg)
  • 2003–2005
    Researcher, Overseas Development Institute
  • 2005–2005
    Researcher, CAFOD
  • 2001–2002
    Researcher, Governance Resource Centre

Education

  • 2009 
    University of Birmingham, PhD Epidemiology London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • 2006 
    University of Birmingham, MSc Epidemiology London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • 2001 
    University of Birmingham, MSc Poverty Reduction and Development Management (Distinction)
  • 1998 
    University of Bristol, BSc Joint Honours: Maths and Physics (1st Class)