L Roberts, Stephen

Mr Stephen L Roberts  


Position held

Fellow in Global Health


Experience keywords:

Anti-microbial resistance (AMR); HIV/AIDS; biopolitics; critical security studies; global health; infectious disease; international security; pandemic preparedness; post-structuralism; surveillance studies

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Stephen Roberts joined the Department of Social Policy at the LSE in 2016. His current research seeks to address how the emergence of and proliferation of online, electronic health surveillance systems have re-contoured the production of knowledge for future-situated pandemic threats, and investigates the implications of the 'digital turn' in infectious disease surveillance between states and inter-governmental health authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO). He has held previous academic and research positions in the Department of Global Health and Medicine, King's College London as well as the Department of International Relations and the Centre for Global Health Policy at the University of Sussex.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

West Africa and the Mano River Union; Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs); People's Republic of China (PRC)

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2013-2016 Chancellor's International Doctoral Research Scholar, Department of International Relations, University of Sussex.

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