Simon Rushton is a faculty research fellow in the Department of Politics at The University of Sheffield.
He was previously a research fellow in the Centre for Health and International Relations at Aberystwyth University.
He has written widely on international responses to HIV/AIDS and other diseases; the links between health and security; the changing nature of global health governance; and issues surrounding health, conflict and post-conflict reconstruction.
He edits the journal Medicine, Conflict & Survival (with Maria Kett at UCL).
He received his LLB and MA from the University of Hull, and a PhD from Aberystwyth University.
Areas of expertise
- International responses to HIV/AIDS
- Global Health Governance
- Health and security
- Health interventions in conflict and post-conflict environments
|2009-Present||Research Fellow, Centre for Health and International Relations, Aberystwyth University|
|2006-2008||Lecturer in International Politics, Aberystwyth University|
|2004-2006||Research Assistant, Centre for Health and International Relations, Aberystwyth University|
- Partnerships and Foundations in Global Health Governance Editor with Owain D Williams, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
- Global Governance Capacities in Health: WHO and Infectious Disease in Adrian Kay & Owain D. Williams (eds.), The Crisis of Global Health Governance: Challenges, Institutions and Political Economy, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
- History of Peace through Health in Neil Arya & Joanna Santa-Barbara (eds.), Peace through Health: How Health Professionals Can Work for a Less Violent World, Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2008
- The UK, health and peace-building: the mysterious disappearance of Health as a Bridge for Peace with Colin McInnes, Medicine, Conflict & Survival,Vol 22, Issue 2, 2006