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Dr Renu Singh

Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics

Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics in the School of Government and International Affairs


Dr. Renu Singh's research interests center around the relationship between political institutions, public opinion, and policy change in the context of public health and health policy. Her research is also motivated by broader interests in science policy, sustainability, EU harmonization, comparative social policy, and global health security and governance.

Alongside Dr. Singh's role at Durham, she is a Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, a DAAD Research Ambassador for the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), an Institute for European Policymaking Fellow at Bocconi University, and a Faculty Affiliate with the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). In addition, she is the Chair for the International Studies Association’s Global Health Section and an editorial board member for PLOS Global Public Health.

Prior to joining Durham, Dr. Singh held positions at Bocconi University, HKUST, and Georgetown University.

Research interests

  • Public Policy and Administration
  • Public Health
  • Sustainability
  • Comparative Public Policy
  • Global Governance


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