Joseph Harris is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Boston University and author of Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism (Cornell University Press, 2017). He studies the role of elite networks in public policies critical to public health and human welfare. He holds a PhD in Sociology from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs. His expertise has been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank, where he has served as a consultant, most recently as a Specialist on the Political Economy of Health Reform on the Japan-World Bank Project on Universal Coverage. Prior to joining the faculty at BU, he served as Lecturer at the University of Chicago’s School of Public Policy Studies.