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Dr. Meier’s interdisciplinary research—at the intersection of international law, public policy, and global health—examines human rights frameworks for global health governance.  Advancing rights-based frameworks for public health, he has written and presented extensively on the development, evolution, and implementation of human rights – serving as a consultant to international organizations, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations.

Research Areas
  • Theoretical Human Rights Analysis
  • Human Rights Accountability
  • Global Health Governance
  • Rights-Based National Health Policy
  • The Human Right to Water and Sanitation

For more information about Dr. Meier’s research, please see his curriculum vitae.

Prospective graduate students should consult the PhD requirements in the Department of Public Policy and contact Dr. Meier to discuss dissertation projects at the intersection of global health and human rights.

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