Professor of Global Health Policy, Newcastle University

In June 2013, Ted Schrecker moved from Canada to take up a position as Professor of Global Health Policy, Centre for Public Policy and Health, Durham University (UK). In August 2017, he moved to Newcastle University with other colleagues from Durham's School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health. Since 2002, most of his research has focused on the implications of neoliberal globalization for health; he also has a long-standing interest in issues at the interface of science, ethics, law and public policy. A political scientist by background, Ted worked as a legislative researcher and consultant for many years before coming to the academic world, and co-edits the Journal of Public Health. Among his publications, he is editor of the Ashgate Research Companion to the Globalization of Health (2012) and co-author of How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics (2015).

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Professor of Global Health Policy, Newcastle University
  • 2013–2017
    Professor of Global Health Policy, Durham University

Education

  • 1981 
    York University (Canada), MA Political Science