Meredeth Turshen is Professor Emerita; she taught at Rutgers University for 35 years. She has written six books, Women's health movements: a global force for change (2019, 2007), The political ecology of disease in Tanzania (1984), The politics of public health (1989), Privatizing health services in Africa (1999), and Gender and the political economy of conflict in Africa (2016). Her edited books include: Women and health in Africa (1991), Women's lives and public policy (1993), What women do in wartime (1998), The aftermath: Women in postconflict transformation (2002), and African women (2010).
Meredeth TurshenProfessor Emerita
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Gender & sexuality; violence against women; Violence against women in the new African wars; African child poverty: the gender dimension; Race relations, gender, and violence in the Congo