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Robert Huish

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Assistant Professor, International Development Studies
Dalhousie University
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Robert Huish is Associate Professor in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University.  Dr. Huish’s research covers a wide range of topics such as global health, social justice, and the health impacts of sanctions. Author of Going Where No Doctor Has Gone Before: Cuba’s Place in the Global Health Landscape, and numerous articles on global health, International Development, and Security Studies, Dr. Huish's research looks at how good health is often the product of social justice, while also understanding the deep costs of social injustice. Dr. Huish held the Ron Lister Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand in 2016, was a Visiting Fellow at McGill University’s Centre for Health and Social Policy in 2017, was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Leipzig in Germany in 2018, is an adjunct faculty fellow at Western Sydney University, and was a visiting fellow at the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. Dr. Huish teaches several classes on global health at Dalhousie University, and was named one of Canada’s most innovative educators in the Globe and Mail’s “Our Time to Lead” series.

He is also the host of the podcast “GDP: The Global Development Primer”, which is available on podcast platforms everywhere.