Joseph Harris

Expert Affiliate, RPI

  • Title Expert Affiliate, RPI
  • Education PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joseph Harris is an Expert Affiliate of the Rising Powers Initiative at the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Boston University. He conducts comparative historical research that lies at the intersection of sociology, political science, and global health. He is the author of Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press, 2017). He has earned two Fulbright awards for his research on health politics and policy in Thailand and is a member of the Governing Council of the ASA Section on the Sociology of Development. He received his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a Master’s in Public Affairs from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

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