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Dr Maria Kett
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1-19 Torrington Place
London
London
WC1E 7HB
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Appointment
  • Associate Professor in Humanitarianism and Disability
  • Epidemiology & Public Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Biography

Dr Maria Kett is a social anthropologist by training, and has worked in over a dozen countries in Africa and Asia, leading on a number of research programmes on disability and international development.  She is a co-founder of the Global Disability Innovation Hub (https://www.disabilityinnovation.com/), leading on the humanitarian-focused work. 

Research Themes
Research Summary

Dr Maria Kett has undertaken extensive applied research in the  field of disability and international development, with a particular focus on global health, human rights, the impact of climate change, poverty alleviation, education and the consequences of social exclusion. She has published widely in the field. Maria has a strong focus on research in conflict and disaster-affected countries and is currently leading a study around access to assistive technology in humanitarian settings, in collaboration with the WHO (part of the AT2030 programme:https://www.disabilityinnovation.com/at2030).

Maria supervises a number of PhD students, and would be happy to discuss research options with prospective candidates.



Teaching Summary
Appointments
01-MAY-2020 Associate Professor Institute of Epidemiology & Health UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2017 Honorary Reader in Disability and Development Epidemiology and Public Health University College London, United Kingdom
2005 Honorary Lecturer Institute of Child Health University College London, United Kingdom
2003 – 2007 Research Fellow Leonard Cheshire Centre for Conflict Recovery University College London, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2002   Doctor of Philosophy School of Oriental and African Studies
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