Micah Gell-Redman

Health Policy & Management
Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Website

Health Policy & Management

  • Education

    PhD, Political Science, University of California -San Diego, 2015

    MPA, Cornell University, 2007

    BA, University of California-Los Angeles, 2002

  • More About

    Assistant Professor, Department of International Affairs, School of Public and International Affairs

  • Areas of Expertise

    Research: migration, Mexico, immigrants, immigration, maternal and child health, infant mortality, malaria

    Teaching: program evaluation, politics of disease control

    migration and health, maternal and child health, health politics, control of infectious disease, discrimination

  • Honors, Awards, and Achievements

    Dissertation Support Grant, University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States

    Graduate Student Fellowship, National Science Foundation IGERT Program (2011-2013)

  • Affiliations

    American Political Science Association

  • Course Instruction

    Politics of Disease Control

    Environmental Politics

    Program Evaluation for Public Health

    As a teacher, Dr. Gell-Redman seeks to introduce students to fundamental aspects of contemporary politics, including public health, development, and migration. His aim in the classroom is to give students the skills to evaluate policies designed to address these issues. To achieve this, he teaches the principles of research design, and, where possible, provide a hands-on introduction to data collection in the field.

  • Research Interests

    The main goal of Dr. Gell-Redman’s research is to understand the mechanisms that link political institutions and politically motivated actors to social welfare outcomes, such as infectious disease rates and infant mortality. His agenda is strongly interdisciplinary, bridging the political economy of development and public health. He employ diverse methods, including survey experiments, field surveys, and archival research.