Jean Grugel is Professor of Development Politics at the University of York, where she is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC). Her research interests include global political economy, global health, regional and global governance, human rights, children’s work and the gendered politics of care. She is currently working on an MRC-GCRF funded project on health for all in Malawi, Thanzi la Onse and on the use of secondary data in development.
Jean is a trustee of International Service, Childhope UK and Hope and Homes for Children, and has advised the EU on the implementation of children’s rights and UNICEF on ring-fencing tax income to improve children’s welfare. She currently serves on the ESRC Grants Advisory Panel and its International Development Expert Group. Jean’s recent publications include: Demanding Human Rights in the Global South, The Handbook of International Development, and has also published articles in Development and Change, World Development, Human Rights Quarterly, Development Policy Review, Citizenship Studies and International Affairs.
Rodrigo Moreno-Serra is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Global Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, where he co-leads the Global Health Team. He has previously held academic positions at the University of Sheffield and Imperial College London. Rodrigo has also worked on multiple instances as a consultant for institutions including WHO, OECD, World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. His research interests encompass various topics in health economics, global health and development economics. He has published papers in top academic journals and policy reports dealing with health system financing and the impact evaluation of health policies and programmes, among other themes. Rodrigo’s research has been recognised through continuous external funding to lead different projects, awards by professional organisations, invitations to speak at international events and press coverage. He is an associate editor of the Journal of International Development. For further details, please see Rodrigo’s webpage.
Tallulah Lines is a PhD candidate in Politics at the University of York and Research Associate at the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre. Her PhD deals with the role of art in feminist activism in Mexico. She is working on two research projects at IGDC; Gender and Health Systems in Low and Middle-Income Countries after Covid-19, and Redressing Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls in Contexts of Protracted Crisis in Central and South America. Tallulah is interested in using the arts and creative methods within academic research and has carried out projects exploring the relationship between art and research in Mexico.