Professor Jean Grugel
Jean Grugel is Professor of Development Politics, University of York and Director of the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre. Her research interests include global political economy, regional/global governance, human rights, global childhoods, children’s work, and care. She is a Co-I on Thanzi la Onse – Health for All and the York lead on Redressing the Gendered Health Inequalities of Displaced Women and Girls in Contexts of Protracted Crisis in Central and South America (ReGHID). Jean also leads IGDC project on Gender and Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries After COVID-19: the Promotion of Women’s Health and Emerging International Policy Advice, the York-Maastricht Research on Development Transformations and led the GCRF project The Future of the Natural Resource Economy in South America: Extraction Sustainability and Citizenship.
Jean is a member of the REF 2021 Sub-Panel 19, Politics and International Studies, the ESRC International Development Advisory Group, the Agencia per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Calalunya (Quality, Appointments and Promotions Organisation for Universities in Catalunya) and on the International Advisory Council of the Institut Barcelona Estudis Internacionals, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. She is also an Associate Fellow of the Institute of the Americas at UCL. Jean has served as trustees on a number of NGOs, especially in the field of childhood and has advised the EU and UNICEF on the implementation of children’s rights. Recent publications include articles in Health Research Policy and Systems, European Journal of Politics and Gender, Development and Change, World Development, Human Rights Quarterly, Development Policy Review, Citizenship Studies International Affairs.
Governance; Human Rights; Children’s Rights and Children’s Work; Health Rights; Political Economy; Citizenship; Care
Professor, Department of Politics