I am a political scientist who studies the effects of market regulation, particularly crossborder regulation and international trade and investment agreements, on health and social policies. 

Within this broad topic, my publications address questions related to the relationship between tobacco control regulation and the world trading system, the regulation of crossborder health markets in the European Union, crossborder collaborations to promote innovative public health and environmental regulation, and the impact of crossborder patient mobility on global health governance.

I am a member of the North American Digital Government Working Group, a network of researchers in Canada, the US and Mexico formed with the support of the National Science Foundation. Together, we research collaborative mechanisms to support the smart disclosure and exchange of product data that can inform consumer choice and create more sustainable supply chains.

In 2009, I received my PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for comparative research into the use of non-trade issues, including environmental protections and labor standards, as weapons and incentives in EU and US trade policy. 

I received my MRes in Political Science from the London School of Economics in 2006, and my BA in British Politics and Legislative Studies from the University of Hull, UK in 2002. In fall 2011, I was a Visiting Professor at L’Institut d’études politiques de Grenoble (Sciences Po Grenoble).

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