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Astier Almedom

Professor of Practice (Fletcher School) and Fellow of the Institute for Global Leadership, Tufts University

Biography

Astier M. Almedom, MA, D.Phil., is an applied anthropologist educated at Oxford University (Wadham College). She taught in the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (University of London) in the 1990’s; and served in senior management of the UK government National Health Service prior to joining Tufts University as the Henry R. Luce Professor in Science and Humanitarianism. Dr. Almedom is the inaugural Fellow of the Institute for Global Leadership where she directs the International Resilience Program, and Professor of Practice in Humanitarian Policy and Global Public Health (The Fletcher School) at Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA.