Shivani is a UCL Senior Teaching Fellow and is the Deputy Director of Education for the Institute for Global Health. She is a political scientist by training and her MA looked at feminist movements in South Asia. Her doctoral research examined household decision making and the experiences of female migrants living in Mumbai’s informal settlements.
She has worked in IGH since 2010 and is the Course Director of the IGH intercalated medical degree. She runs two Global Health summer programmes as well as teaching on a range of postgraduate modules.
Her primary research interest are urban health, development and identity politics.