Joseph Harris | Asst. Professor - Sociology - Boston University | Joseph Harris's presentations at top universities.
Harris has spoken at universities such as Harvard, Cornell and Oxford and been invited by the World Bank to facilitate workshops in Washington and Thailand
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Talks

2017

Welfare and Development

•  Discussant, Roundtable, American Sociological Association Meetings. August 12, 2017.

Health Inequalities around the Globe

•  Session Organizer, American Sociological Association Meetings. August 12, 2017.

Professional Movements and the Expansion of Access to Healthcare in the Industrializing World

• Welfare State Panel. American Sociological Association Meetings. August 15, 2017.

• Invited Speaker. Colloquium on Global Health. Princeton University. April 21, 2017.

• IR519: People Power in Global Politics. March 23, 2017.

How Thailand Reshaped Global Health: Understanding the Surprising Influence of a Nation on the Global Periphery

•  Takemi Seminar, Harvard School of Public Health, March 7, 2017.

Universal Coverage in Thailand: Unintended Consequences on Vulnerable Populations

• The Truth is Hard to See: The Political Economy of Visibility. Prince Mahidol Awards Conference. Bangkok, Thailand. February 1, 2017.

2016

Policy Diffusion from the Global Periphery: Thailand’s Role in Destabilizing and Displacing Dominant Public Health Models

• Development in Question: Sociology of Development Conference. Cornell University. October 7, 2016.

Professional Movements and the Expansion of Access to Healthcare in Thailand and Brazil

• Session on the Politics of Policy Reform. American Political Science Association meetings. September 3, 2016.

• Invited Speaker. Professions and Professionals in the Developing World Symposium. Brown University. April 8, 2016.

• International Health Congress. King’s College (London). June 22, 2016.

The Politics of Public Health in Developing Countries

• Chair and Discussant (with Varun Gauri), American Political Science Association meetings. September 1, 2016.

From Neoliberalism to Universalism: Explaining the Emergence of a Global Norm around Universal Coverage

• International Sociology Association Meetings. Vienna, Austria. July 11, 2016.

American Medical Sociology and the Problems of Global Health

• Presidential Session: Public Health in Global Perspective. Social Science and History Association meetings. November 19, 2016.

• BU Tertulia Junior Faculty Forum. April 21, 2016.

UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD AND THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Invited Speaker. BU Global Civics/Pardee School of International Relations Event. April 14, 2016.

Globalization and Health

Invited Speaker. IR 395 North-South Relations. Boston University. March 16, 2016.

Emerging Sociological Contributions to Global Health

• Organizer, two panels. Eastern Sociological Society meetings.

2015

Introduction to Sampling

Invited Speaker. SO 201 Sociological Methods. Boston University.

Emerging Lessons for Political Economy Based on Country Case Studies

Invited Speaker. World Bank Workshop. Sharing Lessons and Insights Moving Towards Universal Coverage. Lead Presenter and Facilitator, Political Economy. Side Meetings, Prince Mahidol Awards Conference (Delegate). Bangkok, Thailand.

On Behalf of the People: Professional Movements, Politics, and the Struggle for Universal Healthcare in Thailand, Brazil, and South Africa

• Center for Global Health and Development Scientific Meeting. Boston University School of Public Health. January 20, 2015.

• Society, Politics and Culture Workshop. Boston University Department of Sociology. January 22, 2015.

• Invited Fellow Presentation. Southeast Asia Research Group. April 21, 2015.

• BU Tertulia Junior Faculty Forum. February 26, 2015.

• Graduate Seminar, Harvard University School of Public Health. April 29, 2015.

• Revisiting Remaking Modernity Conference. Northwestern University. August 21, 2015.

2014

Explaining ‘Developmental Capture’ of the State

• Social Science and History Association. Invited Panelist. Session on Experts, “Randomistas,” and Bureaucratic Disorganizers Around the World.

Emerging Lessons in Political Economy

• World Bank Workshop on Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Lead Presenter and Facilitator, Political Economy. Washington, DC.

Asia’s Evolving Sociopolitical Context: Opportunities for Strengthening Partnerships through Medical Cooperation

• Invited Panelist. Asia and the United States: Relationship Patterns and Potentials Conference. Session on SocioPolitical Context: Governance, Regional Cooperation, and Demographics.

Critical Research and Education to Advance the Human Condition: Focus on Ebola

• Invited Speaker. Gitner Lecture. Pardee School for Global Studies.

A New Developmental State? Thailand and the Movement towards Universal Coverage

• Invited Speaker. St. Antony’s College. Oxford University.

Discussion with the Author

• Political Economy and Ethics of Health Reform Graduate Seminar. Invited Speaker. Harvard University School of Public Health.

BICS+ Innovations in the Expansion of Healthcare Coverage

• Invited Speaker. Higher Education and Innovation in Emerging Economies: From Local Development to Global Engagement Conference. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Boston University.

The Global South's New Developmental Tigers? The Surprising Movement towards Universal Health Coverage

• Invited Speaker. College of William and Mary. Department of Sociology.

Invited Speaker. IR369 Economic Development in SE Asia. Boston University.

The Expansion of Healthcare in Asia and Implications for the Developmental State

• Association for Asian Studies Meeting. Medical Knowledge/Health Policy.

From Neoliberalism to Universalism: Explaining the Global Shift towards Universal Health Coverage

• Eastern Sociological Society Meeting. Session on Neoliberalism: Social Movements, Economic Transformations.

Session on Health Care Markets and Rights

• Presider. Eastern Sociological Society Meeting.

2013

From Neoliberalism to Universalism: Explaining the Emergence of a Global Norm around Universal Coverage

• Social Science and History Association Annual Conference. Session on Making Things with Social Science.

The Politics of Universal Coverage: The Critical Role of Doctors in the Ministry

• Sampran Forum. Ministry of Public Health. Bangkok, Thailand, Invited Speaker.

Understanding the Conditions for Developmental Capture of the State

• American Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Session on Comparative Sociology.

From Neoliberalism to Universalism: The Role of Experts in the Expansion of the Developmental State

• Association for Asian Studies Meeting. Session on Asian Development Models: A New Paradigm for Development Practice?

2012

Conflict, Power, and Agency in Studies of Policy Diffusion

• (with Shiri Noy) American Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Session on Movement of Knowledge Across Borders.

Who Governs? Autonomous Political Networks as a Challenge to Power in Thailand

• Power and Politics in SE Asia. Association for Asian Studies Meeting.

2011

When Do Experts Matter?

• The Strategic Role of Experts in Social Policy Advocacy.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.

Making History Invisible: The Role of ‘Policy Accidents’ in Formalizing Ethnic Boundaries in Thailand

• American Sociological Association Annual Meeting.

2010

Sociology and the Debate over Universal Health Care

• Joint Midwest Sociology Society/North Central Sociological Association Meeting (Organizer/ Moderator).

Not Just Expertise: The Decisive Role of an Epistemic Community in the Movement towards Universal Health Care in Thailand

• Meeting of the Midwest/North Central Sociological Associations.

The Role of Social Policy in the Consolidation of State Systems of Stratification

• Meeting of the Midwest/North Central Sociological Associations.

2009

Building my Research Project: Question, Design, Framework (In Thai)

• NonTraditional Education Master’s Class (Guest Lecturer). Chiang Mai University.

2008

Stratified Citizenship: State Classification Systems in Thailand

• Midwest Sociological Society Meeting. Prior version at Council on Thai Studies Meetings.

2007

The State of AIDS in Chiang Mai (In Thai)

• Advanced Study of Thai Program. Chiang Mai.