Joseph Harris

Joseph Harris Publishes New Book

Professor Joseph Harris has published a new book:  Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press, 2017). At a time when the world’s wealthiest nations struggle to make healthcare and medicine available to everyone, his book examines how and why resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health coverage and […]

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Professor Joseph Harris named a 2015-16 Pardee Faculty Research Fellow

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has named Professor Joseph Harris a 2015-16 Faculty Research Fellow. “With seed funding from the Pardee Center, the 10 Faculty Research Fellows will launch two- or three-year interdisciplinary research projects on topics ranging from the implications of China’s investments in other developing countries to […]

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Professor Harris In Bangkok, Thailand

Professor Joseph Harris was recently invited to travel to Bangkok, Thailand to share knowledge and insights related to the political economy of universal health coverage as part of a workshop sponsored by the World Bank for countries in the Southeast Asian region moving towards universal health coverage. The workshop was held in the days leading […]

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Joseph A. Harris will join the Sociology Faculty

  It is increasingly clear that understanding health also means understanding economic and political policies, and beginning in Fall 2013, the Sociology Department will be joined by Prof. Joseph Harris as Assistant Professor, with a specialization in Global Health and Development.  Prof. Harris is a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, with a 2005 […]

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