Kathryn Quissell

Assistant Professor

Kathryn Quissell is a political scientist with expertise in global health policy and governance.

Kathryn Quissell’s research focuses on the intersection between political science and global health. She investigates the political dynamics of how governments, organizations, and advocates shape which issues receive attention, which policies are adopted, how policies are designed, how policies are implemented, and the feedback effects of policies on target populations.


PhD, Public Administration, American University, 2017
MSc, Health Policy, Planning and Financing, LSE/LSHTM, 2009
MPH, Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, 2006
BS, Gender Studies and Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, 2002