Political Science
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Dr Sarah Pugh


BA (University of Victoria); MA (Dalhousie University), PhD (University of Guelph)

​Teaching specialisation

Development studies; migration and development; migration and health; global health governance comparative politics.

​​Research Interests

Politics and governance of global health, migration policy; human migration and development in Southern Africa.

​Current research projects

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Post-doctoral Fellow; exploring the role of NGOs as street-level mediators of migrants' access to health rights.

​​Selected recent publications

Pugh, Sarah. (2014) "Advocacy in the Time of Xenophobia: Civil Society, the State, and the Politics of Migration in South Africa" Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies, 41 (2).

Pugh, Sarah. (2010). "Examining the Interface between HIV/AIDS, Religion and Gender in Sub-Saharan Africa" Canadian Journal of African Studies. 44 (3).

Gamage, B., Pugh, S., Litt, M., Bryce, E. "A Survey of Infection Prevention and Control Resources in Acute Care Facilities across British Columbia" (2009). Canadian Journal of Infection Control. 24 (4): 213-8.

Rebman, R (ed)., J. Guzman, L. Dybka, R. Watson, M. Lavoie, A. Yassi, B. Gamage, S. Pugh, S. Lehtinen, M. Tennassee, and L.E. Nophale. (2009). "Protecting the Health of Health Care Workers: A Global Perspective" National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta.

Gamage, B., Varia, M., Litt, M., Pugh, S., Bryce, E. (2008). "Finding the gaps: An assessment of infection control surveillance needs in British Columbia acute care facilities" American Journal of Infection Control. 36 (10): 706-710.

Prince, Bridgette, Sarah Pugh and Sharon Kleintjes (eds) (2007). Skills-Building for Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: Research and Practice (Seminar Proceedings), Human Sciences Research Council Press, Cape Town, South Africa.

​Pugh, Sarah. (Dec 2005). "Book Review: HIV/AIDS and Democratic Governance in South Africa: Illustrating the Impact on Electoral Processes" Journal of the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS Research Alliance.