Research Interests: Humanitarian Public Health, Global Health Politics, Ethics, Policing & State Violence, “Grassroots” & “Everyday” Humanitarian Action.
- MBBS, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 2014
- MSc Global Health & Development, UCL, 2013
- MA Medical Anthropology, SOAS, 2018
- MSc International Humanitarian Affairs, University of York, 2020
Dr Smith, a practising UK physician, has taught and conducted research on global health and humanitarian issues for almost a decade. James has worked in a variety of roles with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders, including as a physician, Advocacy Manager, Humanitarian Affairs Advisor and researcher in a number of the organisation’s research and reflection units. James’ research interests span humanitarian public health, politics and ethics.
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