Arne Ruckert is a Managing Director (Research) at the Globalization and Health Equity Research Unit, and Research Coordinator of the Global One Health Network, at the University of Ottawa. He is also the Associate Director of the OMNI-REUNIS Infectious Disease Modeling Network, at York University.
- His work revolves around social determinants of health and health equity issues, and his main areas of research include the international financial institutions (IFIs) and the international aid architecture, financial crises and health equity, global health governance and health diplomacy, and COVID-19 and infectious disease modelling. Arne has worked as a policy consultant for various development organizations (including the North-South Institute, CCIC, the Halifax Initiative), international organizations (WHO), and the Canadian government (Health Canada). He is also a part-time Professor teaching courses in the School of Political Studies and the School of International Development and Global Studies (SIDGS) at the University of Ottawa.
- He received a number of academic awards and honours, including the British Medical Association Book of the Year and Public Health Awards (2021), and the International Studies Association`s (ISA) Robert W. Cox Award (2008). He has co-edited various collections and has published around 100 articles in the area of global health and development, and co-authored an award-winning textbook with Oxford University Press (Health Equity in a Globalizing Era, 2019).
- Arne holds an M.A. in International Relations from Queen’s University, a Diploma degree from the University of Frankfurt in Social Studies, and a PhD in Political Science from Carleton University.