Dr Nikita Simpson

Dr Nikita Simpson

Visiting Fellow

Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa

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Key Expertise
Health, anthropology, care, inequality, COVID-19, pandemic policy

About me

Nikita is a Lecturer in Anthropology at SOAS, University of London. She researches, develops interventions, and provides policy advisory on mental health and inequality in India, Southern Africa, and the UK. Prior to joining SOAS, Nikita was a postdoc at the LSE, where she co-founded the LSE Covid and Care Research group with Professor Laura Bear and colleagues in LSE Anthropology.



Expertise Details

Mental health; HIV; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Digital health; Feminist anthropology; Care; Aging; Inequality; Stigma; Covid-19 pandemic policy; Participatory and co-design methods