Renu Singh is a Research Assistant Professor within the Division of Public Policy, a Junior Fellow of the Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study, and a Faculty Affiliate with the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She is also a Scholar at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law and Research Ambassador for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Her research interests include the relationship between political institutions, public opinion, and policy change in the context of public health and health policy. Renu’s research is also motivated by broader interests in science policy, sustainability, EU harmonisation, comparative social policy, and global health security and governance. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the O’Neill Institute and a 2017-18 Fulbright Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
In addition, Renu was (DAAD-) Scholar at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich, Germany. Renu has a BA in political science and a BS in microbiology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, an MS in public policy and administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MA and PhD in government from Georgetown.
Her research has been published by the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, BMJ Global Health, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Foreign Policy Magazine, The Washington Post, and The Conversation, among others.